Amnesty Demands End to Targeted Surveillance of Human Rights Defenders
Amnesty International demanded to put an end to the targeted surveillance of human rights defenders as digital attacks against human rights defenders, journalists and civil society are on the rise.
UN Special Rapporteur on HRDs Condemns Targeting Phones of Ibtisam Al-Saegh and Hala Deeb with Pegasus
Mary Lawlor, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, posted a tweet condemning the violations practiced against female human rights defenders through Pegasus program.
Security Authorities Hacked HR Activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh's Phone with NSO Group's Pegasus Spyware
A new investigation led by Front Line Defenders reveals the hacking of two women human rights defenders (WHRDs) from Bahrain and Jordan using NSO Group's notorious Pegasus spyware.
118 NGOs Demand Danish Gov't to Strengthen Efforts to Release HR Activist Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja
118 international and Bahraini rights groups called for renewing efforts to secure the immediate and unconditional release of a prominent human rights defender and dual Danish-Bahraini citizen.
Front Line Defenders Expresses Grave Concerns about Harassment of Activist Zainab Al-Khamis
Front Line Defenders expressed its concerns about the continued harassment, intimidation, and summoning of human rights defender Zainab Al-Khamis, who received a subpoena [by the Bahraini authorities] yesterday.
Front Line Defenders Condemns Ibtisam Al-Saegh’s Arrest, Demands Immediate Release
Front Line Defenders strongly condemned the raid, arrest and detention of renowned human rights defender Ebtisam Al-Saegh in an unknown location and urges the Bahraini authorities to immediately release her.
Front Line Defenders Urges Bahrain to Cease its Campaign against HR Defenders
Front Line Defenders condemned this recent wave “of harassment against human rights defenders in Bahrain” considering it to “be solely motivated by their peaceful and legitimate activities in the defence of human rights”. It urged the authorities “to cease all forms of harassment against all human rights defenders in Bahrain” and “immediately and unconditionally remove the travel bans imposed against human rights defenders facing travel restrictions.”
Front Line Defenders Voices Concern over Rearrest of Rajab & Travel Ban imposed on Activists
Front Line Defenders expressed "strong concern" for rearrest and ongoing harassment of Nabeel Rajab.