Save Esraa AbdelFattah from Torture!

  On October 12, WHRD Esraa Abdelfattah was abducted and taken to an undisclosed place of detention by plainclothes officers. Her whereabouts were revealed on October 13 after 24+ hours of enforced…

Morocco: Release Hajar Raissouni Now!

Hajar Raissouni, a Moroccan journalist has been sentenced to a year in prison for premarital sex and having an abortion, in a case that is part of a crackdown on critical reporters.…

Detention of Mahienour El-Masry: Release her immediately!

Since 2013, Egypt has witnessed a shrinking of the public and civic space due to the banning of demonstrations, targeting women human rights defenders and their institutions, subjecting them to judicial harassment…

WHRDMENA’s position on Sudan

  Sudanese women call for a UN Human Rights’ Council resolution to investigate rape crimes against female protesters WHRDMENA’s position on SUDAN July 2, 2019 The Transitional Military Council in Sudan resorted…

Egypt: Release Malak al-Kashef!

On 6 March 2019, Egyptian authorities arrested Malak al-Kashef, a prominent feminist activist and woman human rights defender. Malak al Kashef is a transgender woman who is engaged with sexual and gender…

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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