On the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, NGOs call for immediate actions
Recent articles in Middle East & North Africa

A new report from BCHR on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women underscores how Bahraini women have been prevented from actively engaging in civil society and expressing their political opinion, in the struggle to attain their legitimate rights.

According to Human Rights Watch, a cybercrimes bill being considered by Iraqi parliament could be used to stifle free expression, giving authorities yet another tool to suppress dissent in an already shrinking civic space.

Amidst an escalating crackdown on civil society and freedom of expression, the European Parliament adopted an urgency resolution calling attention to the rapid deterioration of civic space and fundamental freedoms in the country.