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Kingdom must be held to account for suppression of dissent, following murder of journalist and widespread arrest of women’s rights defenders

لقرائته باللغة العربية إضغط هنا Recognizing the fundamental right to express our views, free from repression, we the undersigned civil society organisations call on the international community, including the United Nations, multilateral and regional institutions as well as democratic governments committed to the freedom of expression, to take immediate steps to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for grave human rights violations. …

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IN A PRECEDENT, THE SAUDI PROSECUTION CALLS FOR THE BEHEADING OF FEMALE HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER ISRAA AL-GHOMGHAM

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Shocking news has emerged regarding the Saudi public prosecution calling for the death penalty sentence against female human rights defender, which is a dangerous precedent, as it will be the first time that the death penalty sentence has been demanded against a female activist. Israa Al- Ghomgham, a well known female human rights defender from Qatif, …

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ADHRB and ESOHR Condemn Saudi Arabia’s Arrest of Samar Badawi and Naseema Alsada

On 30 July, Saudi officials arrested prominent human rights defenders and women’s rights activists Samar Badawi and Naseema Alsada. Their arrests were overseen by the Presidency of State Security, Saudi Arabia’s domestic security and intelligence service and a body complicit in numerous human rights abuses, and they signal that the Saudi government remains intent on silencing critical voices and activists. …

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The two female human rights defenders Nouf&Miaa joined the crown prince’s (reform) victims

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا On June 6th 2018, the Saudi government arrested the female human rights defender Nouf Abdul Aziz Aldusari. Her arrest was carried out after the security forces raided her house and was taken to unknown place, as the information referred. Nouf  had expected her arrest, as she asked to publish a letter in case something happened to …

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Crackdown on Saudi women human rights defenders sets off alarms, Over 30 human rights groups call for their immediate release

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The undersigned human rights groups call on the Saudi authorities to immediately and unconditionally release all human rights defenders arrested in the past two weeks who were detained solely for their support of women’s rights or other peaceful human rights work in Saudi Arabia. We further call on the authorities to immediately reveal their whereabouts, allow …

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The High Commissioner of Human Rights expresses its concern: Saudi Arabia should release female and male detainees for their human rights activities and ensure their safety

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The high Commissioner of Human Rights was alarmed by the Saudi detention of a number of human rights activists and defenders who work in women’s rights cases, during the past two weeks. In a press statement was issued in May 29th , the spokeswomen of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Liz Terosel, said that …

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Amidst a Series of Arbitrary Arrests: Saudi Arrests Prominent Womens Rights Activists and Human Rights Lawyer, Amongst Others

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا On 17 May 2018, the Government of Saudi Arabia launched a series of arbitrary arrests of activists. In light of the difficulty in accessing all the names of detainees, due to fears surrounding the circulation of news of arbitrary arrests which were conducted under intimidation of the government, the information indicates that the names of detainees …

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The Worrisome Situation of Stateless people in Saudi Arabia “Bedon” plus the Deferred Rights of Palestinians &Rohingyas are within the HRC’s discussions in November 2018.

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Human rights organisations expressed their concerns over the worsening conditions that the Palestinians and the Rohingyas are experiencing in Saudi Arabia, in addition to a quarter of a million stateless individuals (Bedon). The organisations called on the Saudi government to take serious and rapid steps to address their situations in accordance to its international commitments. Three …

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UN Rapporteur on HUman rights defenders: Dangerous Practices Of Saudi Arabia To Silence Rights Defenders Despite Its Membership In HRC

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Mr. Michel Forst, The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, criticized Saudi Arabia’s practices with the UN mechanism regarding the arguments presented to justify its incompatible practices against human rights defenders with the international standards. In his annual report issued on the sidelines of the 37th session of HRC ( February 26th -March …

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UN commitee expresses its Concerns from the Saudi Violation of Human Rights and practicing Discrimination against them: Recommendations to adjust legislations, protect women and to enhance Women Human Rights Defenders’ Role

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا On March 9th, 2018 the CEDAW Committee submitted its concluding recommendations to the Saudi Kingdom, after considering the two periodic reports the third and the fourth which were submitted by the Saudi delegation under its ratification of the Convention in September 2000. The ESOHR welcomes the recommendations submitted by the Committee to Saudi Arabia based on …

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