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The oppressed Shiite minority in Saudi Arabia, and the urgent need of legal and constitutional solutions

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The European Saudi Organization for Human Rights (ESOHR) is concerned over the Shiite minority situation in Saudi Arabia, after decades of systematic hate speech by official religious institutions against Shiite minority. Moreover, due to sectarian discrimination practices by official agencies, the coexistence of the Shiite minority in Saudi today is a confirmed threat and danger on …

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A Protester killed by The Saudi Government, and A Rising Number of Extrajudicial Execution Victims

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The European Saudi Organization for Human Rights (ESOHR) expresses its deep concern about the recurrence of the extrajudicial executions against peaceful assembly. As on 20/09/2014 at 08:45pm, a Saudi Security squad were riding two civilian vehicles have heavily shoot a group of men, along with some women, who were preparing to start a protest which demands …

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Saudi Arabia sentences the political dissident al-Nemer to death for exercising internationally preserved rights

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا After a trial spanning more than 560 days that lacked international standards for fair trials and procedures marred with many irregularities, on Wednesday, 15 October 2014, Saudi judiciary sentenced the political dissident Sheikh Nemer Baqir al-Nemer to death. This constitutes a flagrant violation of Article III of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: (Everyone has the …

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A Saudi Cleric Tawfeeq Alamer is Harshly Sentenced to 8-year After Demanding Constitutional Reforms

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا On August 13, 2014, the Specialized Criminal Court (SCC) in Riyadh sentenced the Saudi’s cleric Tawfiq AlAmer (54 years) to 8-year in prison, 10-year travel ban and sermon/speech ban after being released. This is the third sentences to AlAmer, where he was sentenced to 3-year in prison and 5-year travel ban on 17/12/2012. However, the Court …

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The Saudi government arbitrarily arrested the kid Al- Algariras (13 years)

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The European Saudi Organization for Human Rights (ESOHR) expressed its deep concern due to the continuity of the Saudi government in violating the rights of children. On the 20th of September 2014 the Saudi government arrested the Child Murtaja Abdullah Algariras (24/10/2000) aged 14 years. He was arrested during a time when more than 60 children …

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Violating UN pledges by Applying Vague Laws and Unspecialized Court, the Saudi Court Jailed a Human Rights Defender to 15-year

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا On July 6th of 2014, the Criminal Court (SCC) from its summer location in Jeddah sentenced the prominent Saudi lawyer and human rights defender Waleed Abulkhair to 15-year; a fine of 200,000 Saudi riyals, around $53,000 dollars, and 15-year travel ban after his release. He was also ordered to close all websites and online accounts that …

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The Saudi Judicial System Sentenced the Photographer AlSafer to 7 Years in Prison, Based on his Participation in Media

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا A recent series of prosecutions has been taken place in Saudi courts against human rights activists and journalists. The Specialized Criminal Court (SCC), temporarily relocated to Jeddah city for the summer, sentenced Jassim Makki AlSafer (28 years old) to 7 years in prison and another 7 years travel ban. AlSafer was arrested from his work and had been …

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After Torture and Delay the Lawyer, the Saudi Judiciary Sentenced ( Al-Utal ) to Death

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Due to systematic practiced of torture in the Saudi intelligence’s prisons of prisoners of conscience; demonstrators and others,this has given the authority an opportunity tocharge a number of them with false accusations. Based on continuous observation by the European Saudi Society for Human Rights (ESSHR), it seems that detainees have poor possibility of proving their innocence …

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Judiciary of Saudi Sentenced to Death a Minor Who Participated in Demonstrations

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The prosecution procedure of political prisoners and prisoners of conscience in Saudi has been routinely exceeding human rights standard to the point of threatening the detainee’s life. This includes those who were arrested in regard of organizing and participating in the peaceful demonstrations in the province of Qatif, eastern of Saudi Arabia. Specifically, as Morse AlRebh’s …

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From School Chairs to Death Penalty, the Saudi Citizen (Ali AlRebh)

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا On the ninth of June 2014, the Special Criminal Court (SCC) in Jeddah, in the presence of three judges headed by Judge Omar AlHassen, announced an initial sentenced to the death penalty on Ali Saeed Al-profit (20 years) on in the fifth session of his trial. AlRebh has been in the Investigation Department prison in Dammam. …

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