CIVIL SOCIETY

  • Decision to freeze assets of lawyer and ANHRI director Gamal Eid is a political decision and will not end our exposure of human rights violations

    Decision to freeze assets of lawyer and ANHRI director Gamal Eid is a political decision and will not end our exposure of human rights violations

    18 September,2016

    Cairo: 18 September, 2016
    The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) said today: “Cairo Criminal Court’s decision to freeze the assets of lawyer Gamal Eid- ANHRI’s director- is considered as a political and illegal decision, which will not halt our work of exposing human rights violations and particularity defending the large number of prisoners of […]

     
  • Saudi Arabia: Human rights violators should not be allowed to remain on the UN Human Rights Council

    Saudi Arabia: Human rights violators should not be allowed to remain on the UN Human Rights Council

    13 July,2016

     13-July-2016
    The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) and the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) call upon the United Nations General Assembly to suspend the membership rights of Saudi Arabia in the UN Human Rights Council (HRC), and to ensure it is not elected to another term based on its poor human rights record.
    Human […]

     
  • Background on Case No. 173 – the “foreign funding case” Imminent Risk of Prosecution and Closure

    Background on Case No. 173 – the “foreign funding case” Imminent Risk of Prosecution and Closure

    23 March,2016

    Monday 21 March 2016

     The independent human rights community in Egypt is at unprecedented risk. The recent imposition of travel bans, asset freezes as well as the interrogation of NGO staff by investigative judges illustrate a clear plan to prosecute the entire independent human rights movement. If the prosecution goes ahead, it will lead to the […]

     
  • Jordan: ANHRI Demands the Release of Activist “Omar Zorba”

    Jordan: ANHRI Demands the Release of Activist “Omar Zorba”

    16 September,2015

     
     Cairo: 16 September, 2015
    The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), today, denounced the imprisonment of activist “Omar Zorba” for one week due to a lawsuit that was lodged by former PM Nader Al- Dahabi, accusing Zorba of defamation because of posting a comment on his Facebook account. That post has criticized the flagrant lavishness […]

     
  • ANHRI Files Complaint to Public Prosecutor, Calling for Enforcing the Law to Release Shawkan

    ANHRI Files Complaint to Public Prosecutor, Calling for Enforcing the Law to Release Shawkan

    16 September,2015

     
    Cairo: 16 September, 2015
    The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), yesterday, filed a communiqué registered under no. 16548 of 2014 (public prosecutors, petitions) to the public prosecutor; calling on the public prosecution in its capacity as an executive body to enforce the law and release the photojournalist who has been detained since the 14th […]

     
  • Joint Statement by the  Martin Ennals Award Jury

    Joint Statement by the Martin Ennals Award Jury

    15 September,2015

    United Arab Emirates:Lift travel ban on 2015finalist Ahmed Mansoor, urges Martin Ennals Award Jury
    Ten human rights groups represented in the Martin Ennals Award Jury today called on the United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorities to lift the travel ban imposed on Ahmed Mansoor, one of the three human rights defenders nominated for the 2015 Award, and […]

     
  • Syrian Media Institutions Proclaim a Code of Conduct for Syrian Media Professionals

    Syrian Media Institutions Proclaim a Code of Conduct for Syrian Media Professionals

    13 September,2015

     Cairo: 10 September, 2015
    A set of Syrian institutions and individuals that have faith in the media’s ethical message and decisive role in building a state of citizenship, social justice, freedom and democracy, formulated a code named “Code of Conduct for Syrian Media-figures”.
    These institutions have also announced their commitment to respecting and abiding by the code […]

     
  • Reporter killed in third attack on Pakistani journalists in 24 hours

    Reporter killed in third attack on Pakistani journalists in 24 hours

    10 September,2015

    New York, September 9, 2015–The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by the violence against journalists and media workers in Pakistan after three separate attacks in 24 hours. Former Geo News business reporter Aftab Alam was killed outside his home in Karachi today by two gunmen, according to media reports. The shooting came less than […]

     
  • Press freedom group Fundamedios fears closure over Ecuadoran government pressure

    Press freedom group Fundamedios fears closure over Ecuadoran government pressure

    10 September,2015

    Bogotá, Colombia, September 9, 2015–Fundamedios, Ecuador’s only independent press freedom organization, will likely be forced to close amid allegations by the government that it has transformed into a political organization critical of President Rafael Correa’s administration, according to news reports.
    “Not content with persecuting, harassing, fining, and verbally abusing critics in the privately owned press, the […]

     
  • Syria: Authorities carry out enforced disappearance of Mazen Darwish, Hani Al-Zitani and Hussein Gharir

    Syria: Authorities carry out enforced disappearance of Mazen Darwish, Hani Al-Zitani and Hussein Gharir

    21 May,2015

    Reports received by the Gulf Center for Human Rights (GCHR) confirm that Syrian security authorities transferred prominent human rights defenders Mazen Darwish, Hani Al-Zitani and Hussein Gharir from their place of detention at Adra prison to an unknown location on 6 May 2015.  There is no information as of this time about their whereabouts.
    The Judge in the Anti-Terrorism Court where […]