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ESOHR shadow report on torture in Saudi Arabia submitted to UNCAT

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 ...

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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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At a Seminar about Saudi Executions’ in Berlin: the Role of the Lawyer is Theatrical and no Transparency in Trials

The European Saudi Organization for Human Rights held a seminar event in the German capital of Berlin on 19th April 2016, entitled “100 Day from the largest mass execution in the history of Saudi Arabia: legal transgressions and future risks”. ‘Democracy and Human Rights House’ hosted the symposium. The esteemed panelists included: Saudi human rights lawyer Taha AlHajji, a founding ...

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7 Human Rights NGOs Provide accurate information Torture in Saudi Arabia to the UN, after Receiving Wrong Information From the Saudi Government

After arbitrary detention and enforced disappearance, Makki al-Orayedh was killed in police station and signs of torture were seen on his body | European-Saudi Organisation for Human Rights As part of the international effort to protect and promote human rights in Saudi Arabia, several organizations, including the European Saudi Organization for Human Rights (ESOHR), partook in a joint session with ...

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ESOHR organises seminar in Berlin to mark 100 days since the largest mass execution in Saudi Arabian history

The European Saudi organization for Human Rights (ESOHR) has organised a seminar entitled: ‘100 Days since the Largest Mass Execution in Saudi History: Legal Transgressions and Future Risks’. The seminar will commence on 18th April 2016, in the House of Democracy and Human Rights in Berlin, with ZenaAleisa as the ESOHR moderator. The panel will consist of TahaAlHajji, prominent Saudi ...

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ESOHR brings up the suffering of a quarter of a million stateless in Saudi Arabia, and calls for radical and urgent solutions

The European Saudi Organization for Human Rights (ESOHR) published a report on: Deprivation of nationality in Saudi Arabia: a quarter of a million people, and a suffering for nearly half a century The report pointed out that there are nearly 250 thousand inhabitants residing in Saudi Arabia without nationalities and talked about the various sufferings experienced by them due to ...

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