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

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 legal justifications for the ...

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Human rights situation in Saudi Arabia in 2014

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 years. Many of these political prisoners languish in jail, as the ...

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

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 for Human Rights and ...

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