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Law Expert Concludes that Saudi Arabia’s Recent 2017 Anti-Terror Law Falls Short of Fully Respecting Human Rights and fails to meet due process standards.

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا An international legal expert recently undertook a comprehensive expert legal analysis of Saudi Arabia’s recently enacted 2017 ‘Penal Law for Terrorism and its Financing (also known as 2017 anti-terror law). This recent legislation had replace an earlier counter terrorism law that was enacted in 2014, that also a previous analysis released in 2015 confirmed its widespread …

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Iceland from the HRC: Saudi step of lifting ban on women’s driving isn’t enough, and expresses its concerns over the rising number of executions

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The Deputy Ambassador of Iceland in the United Nations organizations Ms. Nina Björk called for taking several steps along with the last step that enabled women to get their right to drive, to raise the level of their rights practice. The statement that delivered under the fourth item of the thirty-eighth session of the Human Rights …

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At the thirty eighth HRC’s session: Belgium asserts that the Saudi violations underminethe claims of reform

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا At the Human Rights Council, the representative of Belgium, Axel Kenes, criticized the Saudi violations of human rights. In his statement on June 19th 2018 under the second item of the HRC’s thirty eighth session, Stevens has expressed his country’s concern over the imposition of human rights defenders mainly on women’s right, to repression in Saudi …

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The High Commissioner of Human Rights expresses its concern: Saudi Arabia should release female and male detainees for their human rights activities and ensure their safety

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The high Commissioner of Human Rights was alarmed by the Saudi detention of a number of human rights activists and defenders who work in women’s rights cases, during the past two weeks. In a press statement was issued in May 29th , the spokeswomen of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Liz Terosel, said that …

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Seven UN Rapporteurs Urge Saudi Arabia to Halt Executions threating lives of Abbas Al Hassan & others for Spying

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا UN experts showed their concern over the imminent execution threat of the detainee Abbas Al Hassan after being charged of spying for Iran, financing terrorism and spreading the Shia faith. The UN experts also called upon the Saudi government to annul the death penalty. Seven United Nations rapporteurs issued a statement and called upon Saudi Arabia …

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Ireland before HRC: We are Deeply Concerned by Saudi Arabia’s Continuous Use of Death Penalty

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا In a speech before the human rights council (HRC) at its thirty-seventh session on 14 March 2018, Mr. Michael Gaffey, the Ambassador of Ireland at the UN reaffirmed that Ireland stands against the death penalty in all circumstances. The ambassador further highlighted that Ireland expresses its deep concern regarding the Saudi Arabia’s ongoing use of the …

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Norway is concerned about the serious situation of human rights defenders in Saudi Arabia

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The Kingdom of Norway has expressed its concern regarding the serious situation of human rights defenders in Saudi Arabia. In his speech before the human rights council (HRC) at its thirty-seventh session on 14 March 2018, Mr. Hans Brattskar, the Ambassador of Norway stated that the prosecution of journalists and human rights defenders was unacceptable and …

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To the HRC: Iceland describes the Saudi War on Yemen as “Stupid”

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Iceland described the ongoing war in Yemen as a “stupid war” and a human disaster, calling on all the participating parties, including Saudi Arabia, to bear responsibility by responding to international demands for a ceasefire and working towards peacemaking. In his speech before the human rights council (HRC) on March 14th 2018, Mr. Harald Aspelund, the …

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Australia Raises its Concern over the Continuation of Execution of Children by Saudi Arabia

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا In the Human Rights Council, Australia raised its concern over the continuous implementation of death penalty by Saudi Arabia against  juveniles at the time of the alleged offence, and considered that in the context of  the violations of International laws. The statement that was presented on March 8, 2017 by the representative of the Australian Embassy in the UN …

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An International law expert issued a legal analysis of the issue of Issa Al-Nkhaiffi and confirms that it is a violation under the slogan of antiterrorism

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Click here to read a legal analysis of the issue of Issa Al-Nkhaiffi A legal analysis that prepared by the international lawyer expert “Arthur Traldi”, has confirmed and raised serious concerns about the manner that used by Saudi Arabia authority while using the “anti-terrorism laws”, in prosecuting human rights defenders and political opponents. The analysis was done …

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