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ESOHR shadow report on torture in Saudi Arabia submitted to UNCAT

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This report for ESOHR was researched and written by Cilina Nasser, an independent human rights researcher on the Middle East and North Africa. It was submitted to the UN Committee Against Torture on 30 March 2016 as Saudi Arabia was coming under review on its obligations under the Convention Against Torture in April 2016. The report focuses on individuals detained ... Read More »

ADHRB, ESOHR Call on King Salman To Stay Imminent Execution of Human Rights Activist


لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا More than a year since a Saudi Arabian court sentenced leading opposition activist Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr to death, authorities announced that his appeal has been refused and his death sentence upheld. Sheikh al-Nimr’s family and lawyer reported on Saturday that both the Court of Appeals and the Saudi Supreme Court endorsed al-Nimr’s sentence, and sent ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia: Don’t deport Sudanese journalist to Sudan


لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Saudi Arabian authorities should release and refrain from deporting the Sudanese journalist Waleed Aldoud Al-Mekki Al-Hussein, the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS), East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP), European Saudi Organisation for Human Rights (ESOHR), and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) said today. Al-Hussein, who is 41 ... Read More »

Fueling Sectarian and the Absence of Criminalize sectarian Law Led the Bombing of a Shiite Mosque in Saudi Arabia


لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The European Saudi Organization for Human Rights (ESOHR) condemns the causes behind the nonstop extremism, which resulted in the bombing of “Imam Ali Mosque” in Al Qudayh (a city with a population of 30 thousand) located in Qatif eastern Saudi Arabia. The suicide bomb attack happened at noon on Friday, May 22, 2015 at 12:10 local ... Read More »

Saudi Police Dispersed a Crowd of Amateur Car Show’s Enthusiasts Using Live Ammunition and Killed the Citizen Al Ramadan and Injured Others

The victim Abdullah Al Ramadan of the Saudi Police's fire

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The European Saudi Organization for Human Rights (ESOHR) expresses concern over the Saudi Ministry of Interior’s order that allows some security forces to use excessive force against citizens on car drifting/show crowd, protests and chases. Throughout ESOHR follow-up of some events where killings were caused by members of the Saudi security forces, there were not any ... Read More »

A Joint Statement by four Saudi Human rights Organizations in regard the 2014 Human Rights Condition in Saudi Arabia

شعار المنظمات الحقوقية السعودية

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Four Saudi human rights organizations have issued the annual report on (the human rights situation in Saudi Arabia in 2014). The importance of this report comes after the crackdown on Saudi local civil societies and human rights organizations, plus prosecuting and jailing its members, as for the Saudi Civil and Political Rights Association (ACPRA); Adaleh Center ... Read More »

Human rights situation in Saudi Arabia in 2014


لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا click here to downloadthe full PDF report Introduction Instead of improving, the human rights situation in Saudi Arabia has steadily deteriorated in recent years. Frustration is growing among Saudi citizens who see no prospect for any sort of reform on the part of the government. The ranks of prisoners of conscience have steadily increased in recent ... Read More »

On International Women’s Day, the Saudi government continues to ban activist Samar Badawi from traveling as punishment for her defense of human rights

Samar Badawi

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا In honor of International Women’s Day and its slogan, “Empowerment of Women – Empowerment of Humanitarians: Let’s imagine together!”, and in light of the 28th session of theUnited Nations Human Rights Council that began on 2 March 2015, the European Saudi Organization for Human Rights (ESOHR) and Americans for Democracy &Human Rights inBahrain (ADHRB) express concern over ... Read More »

Inhumane Violations of the minor AlMdevr: Arbitrary Arrests and Harsh Time in Solitary Confinement

Abdul Rahman Walid Ali Al Mdevr's

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The European Saudi Organization for Human Rights (ESOHR) is concerned over the escalating human rights violations against minors in Saudi Arabia. As of 08/31/2014, a security force unit from the General Investigation Directorate in 3 vehicles and dressed in civilian clothes raided the house of the minor Abdul Rahman Walid Ali Al Mdevr’s family at 11 ... Read More »

Concern Over the Fate of Arbitrarily Detained Sayyid Al Alawi After More Than Four Months of Isolation in Solitary Confinement, with no communication which violates of the law

Sayyid Mofeed Mahfouz Al Alawi

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا On 10/13/2014, the Saudi authorities arrested (Sayyid Mofeed Mahfouz Al Alawi. 8/12/1984), where he received a call from someone who claimed his desire to buy medical products from Sayyid Al Alawi’s company. As a result, he agreed to meet on the same day, and upon arrival to the specified location, Sayyid Al Alawi’s car was surrounded ... Read More »