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Human rights advocates, researchers, and activists from Saudi Arabia at seminar on the death penalty: the regime’s use of bloodlust and terror as a tool of oppression

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا On the occasion of the World Day Against the Death Penalty, the European Saudi Organization for Human Rights (ESOHR) held a symposium entitled, “The Death Penalty in Saudi Arabia: Social Vision and Responsibility,” attended by several human rights advocates, activists and researchers from Saudi Arabia. The symposium took place on October 11, 2019, at the Freedom …

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Arbitrary executions and arrests are subject of symposium in which ESOHR will participate on the sidelines of the 42nd session of the Human Rights Council

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The European-Saudi Organisation for Human Rights will participate, along with other organizations, in a symposium on the sidelines of the 42nd session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, in September 2019. Participating in the symposium, entitled “Crisis at the Human Rights Council: Arbitrary executions and arrests in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,” are Tyler Pry …

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Stand up for human rights in Saudi Arabia: States should adopt a resolution at the UN Human Rights Council to address ongoing human rights violations

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The European Saudi Organization for Human Rights and 39 other organizations signed a joint letter sent to 48 missions in Geneva. The letter concerns the human rights situation in Saudi Arabia and calls on states to take the initiative to defend human rights in Saudi Arabia. The letter calls for immediate action by the Human Rights …

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UN, EU, and NGOs Condemn the Execution of 37 Men in Saudi Arabia

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Yesterday, the Government of Saudi Arabia executed 37 men for alleged terrorist crimes. Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Interior (MoI) confirmed the executions in a tweet and the Saudi Press Agency published a statement by the MoI, along with a list of those executed. Sixteen of the executed men were previously the subjects of communications from United …

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Saudi Arabia – On international Human Rights Day, commit to these, eight specific human rights initiatives to end the human rights crisis

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا On 10 December 2018, international Human Rights Day, ALQST hosted a conference to assess the state of human rights in Saudi Arabia. Representatives from Amnesty International, European Saudi Organization for Human Rights (ESOHR), Gulf Center for Human Rights (GCHR), Human Rights Watch (HRW), International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), MENA Rights Group and Reporters Without Borders …

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Serious concerns on the lives of political prisoners sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia after their files were sent to PSS for implementation

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا ESOHR, ADHRB and OMCT are concerned over the imminent execution in Saudi Arabia of 15 individuals and call on the government to annul their death sentences. On 1 November 2018, the case of 12 men convicted of spying for Iran and spreading the Shia faith, including that of Abbas Al-Hassan, was atransferred to the Presidency of …

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On the World Day against the Death Penalty: NGOs and experts discuss the death penalty in Saudi Arabia

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Under the title “Death Penalty in Saudi Arabia: Execution of Civil Society”, the European Saudi organisation for Human Rights holds an event in conjunction with World Day against the Death Penalty. The event, to be held on October 10, 2018 at 18:00 on the House of Democracy and Human Rights in Berlin, comes amidst the deterioration …

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Side Event at the UN HRC: ESOHR “A Rise in Persecution against Human Rights Defenders in Saudi Arabia”

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا ESOHR highlighted repression against human rights defenders had increased alongside the Saudi governments propaganda campaign to enhance its image in front of the international community. The side event, which was organized by Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), during the thirty seventh session of UN HRC, was held on March 7, 2018, and …

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ESOHR calls upon the Human Rights Council to intervene urgently to protect the disabled protestor Munir Al-Adam from the sword of the Saudi government

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The European Saudi Organisation for Human Rights condemned Saudi violations against special needs individuals from reaching judicial justice. In a joint statement with Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain organization, the latter noted that Saudi Arabia do not hesitate in implementing death penalties against disabled people. In its statement, on March 7th, 2018; which …

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A Joint Statement between ESOHR & ADHRB at HRC: Saudi Arabia Prosecutes Children in and outside the Country

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا ESOHR stated that Saudi Arabia doesn’t effectively protect children, both inside the country and abroad, as it still prosecutes them through arbitrary detention, torture, injustice trials and even extrajudicial killing. Besides this, the organisation highlighted that there are 8 children at risk of execution at any time, after being sentenced to death. These key points were …

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