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Committee for the Defense of Human Rights in the Arabian Peninsula

Committee for the Defense of Human Rights in the Arabian Peninsula (CDHRAP)
Founded 1992 (1992)[1]
Location
Area served Saudi Arabia
Method monthly newsletter and annual reports in Arabic and English[1]
Key people Mohammad Abul Azeem al-Hussain[3]
Mission opposing human rights violations,[4] campaigning for freedom of religion in Saudi Arabia, human rights education[1]
Website .netcdhrap (English/Arabic/Persian)

The Committee for the Defense of Human Rights in the Arabian Peninsula (CDHRAP) is a [4] based in Beirut.[2]

Structure and leadership

As of 2010, CDHRAP was chaired by Mohammad Abul Azeem al-Hussain.[3]

Aims and actions

The CDHRAP is a Saudi Arabian human rights non-governmental organisation[4] created in 1992[1] and based in [1]

Saudi government reactions

In 2001, about ten United States and other software companies competed to provide software for internet censorship in Saudi Arabia. The New York Times identified CDHRAP's website as one of the websites to be blocked.[5]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "About CDHRAP". Committee for the Defense of Human Rights in the Arabian Peninsula. 2007-04-16. Archived from the original on 2012-01-12. Retrieved 2012-01-12. 
  2. ^ a b c Arthur W. Diamond Law Library (2008). "Middle East organizations and web resources".  
  3. ^ a b "Letter from CDHRAP to Amnesty International on Discrimination Against Shias".  
  4. ^ a b c  
  5. ^ Lee, Jennifer (2001-11-19). "Companies Compete to Provide Saudi Internet Veil".  

External links

  • CDHRAP web site (English)
    • Arabic version - more extensive
    • Persian (Farsi) version
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