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SAUDI ARABIA: Three-year-old dies after security forces open fire at Awamiya family

  A three-year-old child has died today, two months after Saudi Arabia security forces allegedly shot him on the streets of Awamiya, a village in the kingdom’s eastern province besieged by the Saudi military since May. Sajaad Mohamed Abu Abdallah spent two months in harrowing pain after security forces shot him in the family’s car late in the afternoon on …

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Saudi Arabia: Increasing fears for civilian lives and property as the authorities escalate the military assault on Awamiyah

The Saudi Arabian authorities must immediately stop the vicious military assault on the town of Awamiyah,and must protect civilians and not forcibly evict them without providing adequate shelter, said the European Saudi Organization for Human Rights (ESOHR). On Friday, 28 July, the Saudi authorities announced that the remaining residents of the town of Awamiyah, estimated to be around 35,000, must …

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Saudi Arabia: At least a dozen people injured in Qatif as security forces openly target civilians in latest round of indiscriminate and excessive force

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Since early Monday morning, security forces stationed at the Awamiyah Police Station in the Qatif Governorate in the east of Saudi Arabia have been resorting to excessive and indiscriminate force by firing directly at civilian targets in the neighborhoods and on the streets adjacent to the Awamiyah Police Station. According to information from eyewitnesses and local …

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Saudi Arabia: Authorities extra judicially execute two people with a car explosion in an unprecedented step

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا On the evening of 1 June 2017, the Saudi Arabian authorities extra judicially executed two people they had listed as wanted suspects in the Qatif Governorate of the country’s Eastern Province. It is the first time that the Saudi authorities have resorted to explosives to extra judicially execute people in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, …

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Saudi Arabia continues to forcibly evict citizens in Awamiyah through use of excessive force in violation of international law

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Saudi Arabia must immediately end its forced eviction of residents of Awamiyah through arbitrary practices and use of excessive force, and in violation of international law, said the European Saudi Organization for Human Rights (ESOHR). On 15 May 2017, the Saudi authorities cut off the power of neighborhoods in Awamiyah at a time of the year …

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Saudi Arabia is leading a military operation in Awamiyah, terrorizing tens of thousands of civilians and opposing the United Nations demand of protecting the traditional Mosawara neighborhood

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia raided the city of Awamiyah at 3:40 am on Wednesday, 10 May 2017,  placing the city under siege by closing most of its outlets. The raid was carried out by a large number of heavily armed armored and military vehicles, accompanied by equipment to demolish the  heritage Mosawara. While Saudi Arabia …

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Saudi Arabia ends March 2017 with grave violations in Qatif and Awamiya under the pretext of pursuing wanted persons

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The government of Saudi Arabia, represented by the Ministry of the Interior, headed by Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Nayef, is committing serious violations of international laws during raids carried out by armored vehicles. The organization has documented some of them in the past, including a raid on 20 December 2014 executing extrajudicial Killing of five citizens, …

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Saudi Arabia Security Forces Beats Women and Utilizes Imported Weapons and Heavy Armored Vehicle in Raiding Homes of Wanted People

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا An attack (by hitting) was led by the Special Emergency Forces of Saudi Arabia, which is run by the Crown Prince and Minister of the Interior Muhammad bin Nayef, against Saudi women. While they raided a group of houses in November 2016, the European Saudi Organization for Human Rights obtained an audio clip of one of …

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German government should deny company license to export arms to Saudi Arabia

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا On 23 June 2016, a court ruled that the Government of Germany must decide whether to grant arms manufacturer Heckler & Koch a license to sell assault rifle parts to Saudi Arabia. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) and the European-Saudi Organisation for Human Rights (ESOHR) call on the German government to deny …

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Threatened by death, Salman Alfaraj is chased for 645 days by the security forces

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Mr. Salman Ali Al Faraj a Saudi citizen was born on 11/23/1979 (33 years and 10 months old), lives with his family in the city of Awamia, in the region of Qatif where he was born. Mr. Alfaraj completed his studies until middle school, then work in the private sector. Mr. Alfaraj is married and has …

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