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More than two years of detaining Abdulaziz Al-Ghamdi, confirms the Saudi Arabia’s disregard for the freedoms of citizens and the local and international laws

The Saudi Authorities continues its arbitrary detention against the human right defender, Abdulaziz Al-Ghamdi (41 years), since more than two years without any charge and without giving a legal justification for detaining him for this long period while he has not been charged or brought before a judge. Al-Ghamdi, in accordance to the deteriorating environment in Saudi Arabia, is not ...

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The UN committee against torture publishes the report of final concluding observations on torture in Saudi Arabia.

The UN committee against Torture recently published its findings of Its latest review of Saudi Arabia’s compliance to the UN convention against torture (UNCAT). This report was issued following an in-depth assessment of their state party report, as part of their second periodic review in May 2016. The review, which was held in Geneva, was attended by a large official ...

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