Qatar

Independent news website repeatedly blocked in reprisal for free speech advocacy

On 30th November, Qatari authorities blocked the website of Doha News, the only independent news website in the country. Read more

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Independent news website repeatedly blocked in reprisal for free speech advocacy

New report points to online expression violations in Qatar, region

A new report by Human Rights Watch highlights the cases of 140 online activists in the Gulf region who have been targetted for expressing views over the internet. Read more

New report points to online expression violations in Qatar, region

Qatari authorities detained journalists from Danish Broadcasting Cooperation

The space for civil society to operate in Qatar remains closed, and the rights to freedom of association, assembly and expression are extremely restricted Read more