Cairo October 12, 2017
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) said today that the ongoing imprisonment renewal of journalist Mohammed el-Shaer under the pretext that he belongs to the Muslim Brotherhood and disseminating false news, adds to the impositions of restrictions on press freedom and the prosecution of journalists using elastic charges.
Egyptian security forces have [...]
Cairo October 12, 2017
Cairo: 29 December, 2016
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) said today: “The ongoing detention of human rights defender Nabeel Rajab, one of the founders of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, after the court ordered his release yesterday constitutes a continued violation of the right to freedom of expression as well as a crackdown [...]
Cairo: 25 December, 2016
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) said today that the detention of Mahmoud Hussein, a journalist at Al Jazeera news, indicates the Egyptian government’s ongoing crackdown on press freedom and prosecution of journalists not because of their involvement in a crime but for working in channels that are against the state.
According to Al [...]
airo: 26 December, 2016
Today, the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) publishes a new study reflects a modest effort and assiduousness to reform the Egyptian Radio and Television Union (ERTU), and how it could be transformed to a public service media that is funded by the people providing a media service for them, rather than [...]
Freedom of Expression in a Week
14 December 2016- 21 December 2016
Journalist Hassan Bouras jailed for corruption report
On November 28, the first instance court of al-Bayadh, a city 500 kilometers south of Algiers, sentenced independent journalist and human rights activist Bouras Fora to one year in prison; for “insulting a judge or a [...]
Despite promise by the Egyptian nominee for UNESCO, the political police shut down a third Al-Karama library branch in Zagazig
Cairo: 21 December, 2016
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) said today that; some officers affiliated with the Egyptian political police, known as the State Security apparatus, shuttered a third Al-Karama public library branch, which provides cultural services in Egypt’s poor and popular neighborhoods and was founded by rights activist Gamal Eid. The third closure [...]
Kuwait: Cyber Crimes Law silencing dissent, as Sara Al-Drees remains subject to prosecution in ongoing trial, says coalition trial observation report
Kuwait’s Cyber Crimes Law has effectively silenced dissent in the country, and brought human rights defenders to trial, including blogger Sara Al-Drees, who faces up to five years in jail for a tweet. A trial observation report outlines the violations of international law that occurred during her trial, following a mission to Kuwait in November by [...]
Algeria: ANHRI calls for opening impartial investigation into the death of journalist Mohamed Tamalt
Cairo: 12 December, 2016
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) called on the Algerian authorities to open an impartial and transparent investigation into the circumstances of journalist Mohamed Tamalt’s death, while he was serving a two-year prison sentence against the backdrop of articles published on his “Facebook” page and “Essiak El Aarabi” newspaper.
Yesterday, Sunday December [...]
“Hostages”, A new report on human rights defenders’ situation in Egypt during 2016, released by ANHRI to mark Human Rights Day
Cairo: 11 December, 2016
“Because they chose to stand by the oppressed, they became just like them, oppressed”, the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) asserts in a report released today. The report, entitled “Hostages.. Human Rights Defenders In Egypt during 2016”, monitors the situation and conditions of human rights defenders in Egypt, in terms [...]
Cairo: 6 December, 2016
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) today commended the Kuwaiti security forces’ arrest of Kuwaiti reformist activist Khalifa Ali Al-Hashash for allegedly spreading false news against the backdrop of some comments published on the social networking site “Twitter”.
On Monday 5 December 2016, the security forces in Kuwait arrested the Kuwaiti activist [...]