Human Rights and Feminism School!

In December 2017, The Regional Coalition for Women Human Rights Defenders in MENA organized a Feminist & Human Rights school with young WHRDs from several countries in the region (Syria, Jordan, Palestine,…

Alert: Paramedic Saba al-Mahdawi Kidnapped in Iraq

On 2 November 2019, field activist and paramedic Saba al-Mahdawi was abducted on her way home from Tahrir Square in Baghdad. Eyewitnesses have confirmed that armed men seized Mahdawi in central Baghdad,…

Saudi Arabia begins trial of WHRDs

WHRDs Loujain al-Hathloul, Aziza al-Yousef, Eman al-Nafjan and Hatoon Al-Fassi were among around 10 women appearing before the criminal court, in addition to Nouf Abdulaziz who didn’t attend the trial. 8 hours before the trial, Loujain al-Hathloul’s family was informed that she was to appear before the criminal court instead of the Specialized Criminal court which deals with terrorism suspects.

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