HRW slams Gulf crackdown on dissent, urges reforms

Human Legal rights Watch on Tuesday slammed a "properly-funded" clampdown on Gulf Arab legal rights activists and urged the 6 monarchies to implement "significantly-essential reforms" instead of jailing tranquil critics.

Aside from Bahrain and Oman, wherever authorities best cracked software site down on professional-reform protests in 2011, Gulf Cooperation Council states have been spared considerably of the unrest introduced in by the Arab Spring uprisings that rocked the Center East.

The GCC also contains Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.

Bahraini supporters jailed human appropriate activists Nabeel Rajab (L) and Abdul Hadi Al-Khawaja display in Musalla, west of the money Manama