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Ali Al-Nimr: Six Years Between the Sword and Freedom

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا February 14th marks the sixth year since Arab spring protester Ali Al-Nimr, (currently on death row), was violently arrested in his hometown of Qatif, in connection with his participation in popular protests in the Eastern province of Saudi Arabia. Despite Ali being a minor at the time of his arrest, in 2012 he was violently run …

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Prominent Saudi Human Rights Defender, Noha Al-Balawi is Arbitrarily Detained, Despite Claims of ‘Reforms’.

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Amidst a fanfare of apparent ‘reforms’by the Saudi government, comes news of the arbitrary arrest and detention of prominent Saudi female human rights defender, Noha Al- Balawi, who became known for her outspoken activism via social media and widely circulated video clips. Noha was arbitrarily arrested by the Saudi authorities on Tuesday 23rd January 2018, and …

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NEW EVIDENCE: Shocking Legal Analysis of Executed Saudi Protestor Mohammed AlShioukh Shows “Grave Miscarriage of Justice”

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Two years ago in January 2016, Saudi Arabia violently executed protestor Mohammed Faisal AlShioukh, who participated in Arab spring protests.  The European Saudi Organisation for Human Rights (ESOHR) has obtained new evidence regarding the unlawfulness of Saudi Arabia’s violent death sentences against Arab spring protestor’s. Recently, an international law expert, undertook a full legal analysis of …

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Naimah Almatrod: Saudi Arabia uses counter-terror law to unfairly sentence human rights defender to six years in prison for her peaceful activism

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The Saudi authorities have used a counter-terror law and the Specialized Criminal Court (SCC) to unfairly sentence rights defender, Naimah Abdullah Almatrod, to a six-year prison term followed by a six-year travel ban for her peaceful role in defending human rights in Saudi Arabia. Naimah Almatrod, 43, is a prominent human rights defender, who had spent …

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Saudi Arabia: A Poor record in dealing with United Nations communications requesting it to respect the right to life and to halt the execution of children and peaceful dissents.

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Monitoring by the European Organization for Human Rights on Saudi Arabia confirmed in statistics that has been vetted on 25 July, 2017 that 47 detainees are currently facing the death penalty in Saudi Arabia, in various stages of litigation. Eighteen of them may be executed at any moment after the approval of the final sentences by …

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ADHRB and ESOHR Condemn Munir Al Adam’s Impending Death Sentence

On 3 December, the United Nations marked International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) and the European Saudi Organisation for Human Rights (ESOHR) mark IDPD by condemning Saudi Arabia’s arbitrary detention, torture, and death sentence of Munir Al Adam, a prisoner suffering a disability, in the strongest terms and calling on …

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In absence of effective safeguards for women in Saudi Arabia: Amna AlJuaid faces an unknown fate

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا On 5th October 2017, A video of Amna AlJuaid was streamed on Twitter,she pointed that she will have an unknown destiny and her life will be in danger if this video would be spread on the social media, this claims that the video was filmed earlier. She said that her father Mohammad AlJuaid and her brother …

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Saudi Arabia beheaded 351 people in 13 years based on drug charges, which are not classified as a serious offense according to International Law

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا “Saudi Arabia is one of four countries responsible for 87% of all recorded executions in 2016”, stated UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterich at an event held at the headquarters of the International Day against the Death Penalty on 10 October 2017. Since 2004 until October 10, 2017, the Saudi government implemented the death penalty against 1,179 individuals …

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Saudi Arabia ignores United Nation demands and increases the fears for Abdul Kareem Al-Hawaj life.

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا On25th of September2017, Abdul Kareem Al-Hawaj’s family had the opportunity to visit him in Dammam prison which he was returned to on 23rd of September 2017 after spending around 3 months in Riyadh Prison. Al-Hawaj expressed to his family the suffering and misery that the faced since he was moved along with fifteen prisoners to Riyadh.  …

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Saudi Arabia: Increasing fears for civilian lives and property as the authorities escalate the military assault on Awamiyah

The Saudi Arabian authorities must immediately stop the vicious military assault on the town of Awamiyah,and must protect civilians and not forcibly evict them without providing adequate shelter, said the European Saudi Organization for Human Rights (ESOHR). On Friday, 28 July, the Saudi authorities announced that the remaining residents of the town of Awamiyah, estimated to be around 35,000, must …

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