Human rights activists


Justices, Lawyers and Human Rights Activists: Constitutional Referendum Process Fraud-Free

Legal experts and human rights activists affirm beyond doubt that Egypt’s recent constitutional vote was fair, transparent, impartial and certainly credible.

Bahrain Authorities Declare War on Media in All its Forms

ANHRI has condemned today the Bahraini authorities for blocking the access to the dependent Al-Qudus Al-Arabi newspaper website on Monday 23th May 2011 in Bahrain.

Egypt Protests – Changing the Rules of the Game

Egyptians have taken to the streets demanding an end to the 30-year rule of President Hosni Mubarak and protesting economic hardship and rampant corruption. Demonstrations in Tunisia brought down the

Egypt Is Not Tunisia, But…

"Where can I find a Tunisian flag?" The question flooded Egyptian blogs, tweeter and Facebook pages minutes after news that popular protests had forced out long-time Tunisian dictator Zine el

1044 Arbitrary Arrests in Run Up to Egypt’s Polls

Egyptian Security Forces have arrested 1044 Muslim Brotherhood activists in the run up to the country's parliamentary poll slated for November 28.

Skirmishes in Kafr el Sheik Against MB Rally Result in Injuries

Security forces in Kafr El-Sheikh clash with supporters in a rally advocating Muslim Brotherhood candidates in the lead to the country's parliamentary elections.

Student Hammam Waleed Ruqiyah Dies under Torture

Informed sources in the Syrian capital, Damascus, have reported that Hammam Waleed Ruqiyah, a student, was arrested from his town, Jayrud, in a rural province in Damascus three months ago.

Syria: Syrian Human Rights Defender Reappears in Adra Prison 40 Days after Arrest

On 23 August 2010, on his way back to Germany from Syrian with his wife and three of his children, Ismail Abdi, a human rights defender of both Syrian and

Committing perjury is all in a day’s work for Israel’s chief military advocate-general

Richard Lightbown considers the obfuscations and downright lies of Israeli Chief Military Advocate-General Avichai Mandelblit, one of the main witnesses before the Turkel Commission, set up by the Israeli government

A question for the British foreign secretary

Mr Hague, is it not your responsibility to keep seaways open? Dignity, Mavi Marmara and now Irene