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Bahrain appoints veteran activist to head national human rights organisation

April 26, 2010
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Bahrain appoints veteran activist to head national human rights organisation

King Hamad Bin Eisa Al Khalifa has appointed a veteran human rights activist to head Bahrain’s first National Human Rights Organisation. Salman Ali Kamaluddeen, the former deputy president of Bahrain Human Rights Society who had been imprisoned for his views, will lead a 20-member team that includes women, a Christian and a Jew. The...
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Gulf network of human rights organisations in GCC to be launched next week in Qatar

April 15, 2010
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A Gulf network of human rights organizations in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) will be launched next week, a senior Qatari activist has said. “The network will co-operate with international human rights agencies to dispel the wrong perceptions about the region’s record in human rights,” Ali Bin Semaikh Al Marri, head of Qatar’s National...
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Activist back in charge of Bahrain Human Rights Society

March 21, 2010
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Activist back in charge of Bahrain Human Rights Society

Abdullah Al Durazi, the activist who resigned from his position as secretary general of a society following row with members over a press statement, is back at the helm of Bahrain’s oldest human rights organisation. With the deadline for the Bahrain Human Rights Society (BHRS) board elections ending on Saturday evening, and no candidate...
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Born August 3, 1960 in Monastir, Tunisia
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Media career:
  • ABC News (Tunisia)
  • Bahrain Tribune
  • Gulf News
  • Bahrain Television News
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  • Monastir (Tunisia)
  • University of Bahrain
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  • MA  Mass Communications, University of Leicester
  • BA  in English & US literature and studies, University of Tunis

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