The Gulf Center for Human Rights is a non-governmental organization that works to support and protect human rights defenders in the Gulf region in addition to Syria and Yemen.
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The Omani Sultanate passed a new decree giving security authorities further control over the internet.
COVID-19 measures in the MENA region have especially targeted some of the most vulnerable groups such as detained human rights defenders, migrant workers and independent media.
The security services spare no effort to target and silence the human rights movement of Kuwait's stateless community.
Mansoor was awarded the Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders in 2015. He has been jailed multiple times since 2011.
Gulf governments continue to deploy cybercrime laws as an arbitrary legal cover to target target human rights defenders.
Before his detention Hisham Al-Omeisy was outspoken about the ongoing conflict in Yemen.
Rajab is in prison for his human rights-related activities and for freely expressing his opinions.
United Arab Emirates: Seven Months After Completing His Sentence, Blogger Osama Al-Najjar Remains in Prison
Osama Al-Najjar was arrested in 2014 for tweeting in support of his imprisoned father.
Azamn newspaper was banned over a report on interference with the independence of the judiciary. One of its journalists remains in prison.