CIVIL SOCIETY

Egypt: Cancel Military Court Death Sentences

11 June, 2017

(Beirut) – The case of eight men who could face imminent execution following a military trial shows why Egyptian authorities should place a moratorium on the death penalty, Human Rights Watch said today. The eight civilians, six of whom are in ...

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UAE: Speech Charges Violate Academic’s Rights

13 October, 2016

Nasser bin Ghaith Held Incommunicado for 9 Months  (Beirut, October 13, 2016) – United Arab Emirates authorities have violated basic rights in their prosecution of the Emirati academic Nasser bin Ghaith, a coalition of nine human rights organizations said today. Bin Ghaith faces ...

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ANHRI Condemns Negad al-Borai’s detention at Cairo Airport for two hours upon his return from Jordan

3 October, 2016

Cairo: 3 October, 2016 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) has deprecated the detention of human rights lawyer Negad al-Borai for two hours at the airport during his return to Cairo today dawn (3 October 2016), and deemed it as ...

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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 ...

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Hearing to Review Rights Activists’ Asset Freeze over Civil Society Case Postponed to August 18

17 July, 2016

Cairo Criminal Court, convened today at Zenhom, postponed the hearing to review the asset freeze of human rights lawyer and activist Gamal Eid and journalist Hossam Baghat, along with four others (Bahey Eddin Hassan, Mostafa al-Hassan, Abdel Hafez Tayel and ...

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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 ...

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Media freedom mechanism in the Arab region requires consultation and independence

12 April, 2016

The undersigned Arab group members of IFEX have studied the document issued by the consultative meeting held in November 2015 in Rabat, Morocco, on the regional initiative for the formation of a special mechanism to support media freedom in the ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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