Category Archives: Human Rights

#inktober – Hajer Mansoor

Line drawing of a woman in a hijab: she is looking at the viewer. The text reads: Hajer Mansoor is the mother-in-law of activist in exile Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei, who is director of advocacy for the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy. She is imprisoned in Bahrain on trumped up charges, and is suffering reprisals for Sayed's speaking out against the Bahraini regime's human rights abuses.

Hajer Mansoor is the mother-in-law of activist in exile Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei, who is director of advocacy for the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy. She is imprisoned in Bahrain on trumped up charges, and is suffering reprisals for Sayed’s speaking out against the Bahraini regime’s human rights abuses.

More information about Haker and Sayed’s whole family here: https://www.frontlinedefenders.org/en/profile/sayed-ahmed-al-wadaei

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#inktober – Kamal Qishrah al Shawish

Line drawing of a man with a beard and short hair: he holds one hand up to his face. The text reads:Kamal Qishrah al Shawish works for Mwatana for Human rights. an independent organisation monitoring human rights violations in Yemen. He lives in Houthi-controlled Hudaydah. He was abducted in August and released in September 2018.

Kamal Qishrah al Shawish works for Mwatana for Human Rights, an independent organisation monitoring human rights violations in Yemen. He lives in Houthi-controlled Hudaydah. He was abducted in August and released in September 2018.

More info on his case here: https://www.frontlinedefenders.org/en/profile/kamal-qishrah