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In absence of effective safeguards for women in Saudi Arabia: Amna AlJuaid faces an unknown fate

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا On 5th October 2017, A video of Amna AlJuaid was streamed on Twitter,she pointed that she will have an unknown destiny and her life will be in danger if this video would be spread on the social media, this claims that the video was filmed earlier. She said that her father Mohammad AlJuaid and her brother …

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The fierce assault against activists continues: The Saudi government summons Samar Badawi

On Monday 13th February 2017, Saudi Arabia’s Bureau of Investigation and Prosecution (BIP) in Jeddah summoned the human rights defender Samar Badawi for investigation on Wednesday 15th February at 10 o’clock. They did not inform her of the reason for the call. The summons before the BIP, a body which is overseen by the interior minister and Crown Prince Mohammed …

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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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ESOHR submits written statement on Saudi Arabia to the Human Rights Council

On the occasion of the 32nd session of the Human Rights Council, ADHRB submitted a written statement to the Council regarding women’s rights in Saudi Arabia. Please continue reading for the full text, or click here to read a PDF of the statement. Women’s Rights in Saudi Arabia On behalf of Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain and European-Saudi …

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The recent arrest of two female activists Israa Ghamgam and Samar Badawi, signalsa serious deterioration freedom of expression andthe dignity of womenin Saudi Arabia

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا On Tuesday 12th January 2016, the Saudi authorities arrested human rights defender Samar Badawi on the basis of her human rights activities, which Saudi Arabia still considers iscrime that is worthy of a trial in the Specialized Criminal Court, a court which is being usedto try both the terrorists and human rights defenders, based on the …

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Human rights situation in Saudi Arabia in 2014

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا 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 …

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

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا 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 …

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On International Women’s Day, the Saudi government continues to ban activist Samar Badawi from traveling as punishment for her defense of human rights

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا In honor of International Women’s Day and its slogan, “Empowerment of Women – Empowerment of Humanitarians: Let’s imagine together!”, and in light of the 28th session of theUnited Nations Human Rights Council that began on 2 March 2015, the European Saudi Organization for Human Rights (ESOHR) and Americans for Democracy &Human Rights inBahrain (ADHRB) express concern over …

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A Statement of the Independent Saudi Human Rights Organizations to Coincide With the New King

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Geneva – London – Berlin – Toronto: We – as Saudi human rights organizations – have tracked the steps taken by the government of Saudi Arabia to improve its human rights record during the reign of King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud (01/08/2005 – 01/23/2015). We have concluded that such steps were not serious and …

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