Tag: Qatar

Bahrain Arbitrarily Arrests Lawyer After Qatar Lawsuit

Bahrain Arbitrarily Arrests Lawyer After Qatar Lawsuit

**Update 15 June 2017 – Bahraini media reports confirm that the Ministry of Interior’s Anti-Cybercrime Directorate arrested Isa Faraj Al Bou Rashid for “posting contents that amounted to inciting hatred against the Bahrain government and for other violations punishable under the law” after he discussed his legal challenge against the blockade […]

ADHRB Condemns Qatar’s Deportation of Mohammed al-Otaibi to Saudi Arabia

ADHRB Condemns Qatar’s Deportation of Mohammed al-Otaibi to Saudi Arabia

31 May 2017 – Between 24 and 25 May, Qatari authorities forcibly deported Saudi human rights defender Mohammed Abdullah al-Otaibi to Saudi Arabia, where he faces an unfair trial and possible ill-treatment due to his peaceful activism. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) strongly condemns the Qatari […]

Saudi HRD Mohammed al-Otaibi faces prosecution if extradited from Qatar

Saudi HRD Mohammed al-Otaibi faces prosecution if extradited from Qatar

The Government of Saudi Arabia is pressuring the Government of Qatar to extradite Saudi activist Mohammed Abdullah al-Otaibi from Qatar, where he is seeking political asylum, back to Saudi Arabia. If Qatar gives into the Saudi government’s pressure, al-Otaibi is at risk of being arbitrarily detained and sentenced to prison […]