Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR)
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Mansoor started his hunger strike on 17 March 2019 to protest poor prison conditions.

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Take action to help save the life of imprisoned human rights defender and blogger Ahmed Mansoor

Protesters condemn Saudi human rights violations and the arrests of activists and journalists outside the Embassy of Saudi Arabia, in Rome, Italy, 16 January 2019, Stefano Montesi - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images

The Saudi authorities carried out a new wave of arrests of writers and social media bloggers, including women’s rights advocates.

Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid, widely known as Shawkan, shoots with a camera at his home in the capital Cairo, 4 March 2019, KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images

MENA in March: Iranian lawyer Nasrin Soutoudeh sentenced to 38 years; a campaign against F1 complicity, an index of online incitement against Palestinians, and more.

NGOs around the world call on the Formula One Group to safeguard human rights in Bahrain during race events.

The General Court in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 15 May 2005, -/AFP/Getty Images

Al-Qahtani is being held in Al-Ha’ir criminal prison and is serving a 10-year sentence for his non-violent human rights activities.

Human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh photographed in the garden of her office in Tehran, Iran, 9 December 2014 , Kaveh Kazemi/Getty Images

Sotoudeh will also receive 148 lashes for charges including ‘propaganda against the state’.

Loujain Al-Hathloul, 15 January 2016, By Unknown - Loujain Alhathloul via OTRS system, CC BY-SA 4.0,

Loujain Al-Hathloul, Aziza Al-Yousef and Eman Al-Nafjan will appear before the Specialised Criminal Court.