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Saudi Arabia – On international Human Rights Day, commit to these, eight specific human rights initiatives to end the human rights crisis

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا On 10 December 2018, international Human Rights Day, ALQST hosted a conference to assess the state of human rights in Saudi Arabia. Representatives from Amnesty International, European Saudi Organization for Human Rights (ESOHR), Gulf Center for Human Rights (GCHR), Human Rights Watch (HRW), International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), MENA Rights Group and Reporters Without Borders …

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Serious concerns on the lives of political prisoners sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia after their files were sent to PSS for implementation

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا ESOHR, ADHRB and OMCT are concerned over the imminent execution in Saudi Arabia of 15 individuals and call on the government to annul their death sentences. On 1 November 2018, the case of 12 men convicted of spying for Iran and spreading the Shia faith, including that of Abbas Al-Hassan, was atransferred to the Presidency of …

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On the World Day against the Death Penalty: NGOs and experts discuss the death penalty in Saudi Arabia

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Under the title “Death Penalty in Saudi Arabia: Execution of Civil Society”, the European Saudi organisation for Human Rights holds an event in conjunction with World Day against the Death Penalty. The event, to be held on October 10, 2018 at 18:00 on the House of Democracy and Human Rights in Berlin, comes amidst the deterioration …

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Side Event at the UN HRC: ESOHR “A Rise in Persecution against Human Rights Defenders in Saudi Arabia”

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا ESOHR highlighted repression against human rights defenders had increased alongside the Saudi governments propaganda campaign to enhance its image in front of the international community. The side event, which was organized by Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), during the thirty seventh session of UN HRC, was held on March 7, 2018, and …

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ESOHR calls upon the Human Rights Council to intervene urgently to protect the disabled protestor Munir Al-Adam from the sword of the Saudi government

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The European Saudi Organisation for Human Rights condemned Saudi violations against special needs individuals from reaching judicial justice. In a joint statement with Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain organization, the latter noted that Saudi Arabia do not hesitate in implementing death penalties against disabled people. In its statement, on March 7th, 2018; which …

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A Joint Statement between ESOHR & ADHRB at HRC: Saudi Arabia Prosecutes Children in and outside the Country

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا ESOHR stated that Saudi Arabia doesn’t effectively protect children, both inside the country and abroad, as it still prosecutes them through arbitrary detention, torture, injustice trials and even extrajudicial killing. Besides this, the organisation highlighted that there are 8 children at risk of execution at any time, after being sentenced to death. These key points were …

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From The Human Rights Council in Geneva: Fears for Saudi Civil Society due to arbitrary arrests and political executions

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Human Rights Organisations raised concerns regarding the continued illegal practice of arbitrary detentionby some states, such as Saudi Arabia. During an oral intervention from Zena AlEsia (a researcher representing ESOHR), a statement was presented withNGO Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), at the Human Council in Geneva during its 33rd session on Thursday …

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Coinciding with the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, Saudi human rights organizations organise an event on Torture in Saudi Arabia

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Coinciding with the International Day in Support of the Victims of Torture, Saudi human rights organizations, including, the European Saudi Organization for Human Rights, have organised an seminar event entitled “The Reality of torture in Saudi Arabia and the role local and international actors.” The seminar event will be held in the German capital of Berlin, …

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ESOHR submits written statement on Saudi Arabia to the Human Rights Council

On the occasion of the 32nd session of the Human Rights Council, ADHRB submitted a written statement to the Council regarding women’s rights in Saudi Arabia. Please continue reading for the full text, or click here to read a PDF of the statement. Women’s Rights in Saudi Arabia On behalf of Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain and European-Saudi …

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ESOHR 2016 Shadow torture report on Saudi Arabia submitted to UNCAT

Introduction: This report examines some aspects of Saudi Arabia’s second periodic report,1 which will be addressed within the upcoming second review of Saudi Arabia by the Committee against Torture. The report is based on research conducted in February and March 2016 and focuses on individuals detained by the Saudi authorities in the Eastern Province in relation to activities perceived as …

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