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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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Human Rights in Saudi Arabia 2017: Persecution and intimidation of the people and breakdown of civil society

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Click here to read PDF report Introduction In 2017, Saudi Arabia experienced rapid changes in the economic, social, security, political and religious fields which came hand in hand with the appointment of the Crown Prince Mohamad Bin Salman. On June 21st, 2017 a royal order was issued to designate him as Crown Prince and Deputy Prime …

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Saudi has begun targeting dissidents families: Arbitrary detention of elderly mother Aida al-Ghamidi because of her son’s political activity

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Unprecedentedly, Saudi government detained a political activist’s mother, on March 26, 2018. The arrested the political refugee’s mother Abdullah Al Ghamidi who is currently living in Britain, came after the Saudi Arabia forces raided her house in Jeddah city. Abdullah’s mother, Mrs. Aida Al Ghamidi, an elderly woman, was detained with her son from their house …

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Prominent Saudi Human Rights Defender, Noha Al-Balawi is Arbitrarily Detained, Despite Claims of ‘Reforms’

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Amidst a fanfare of apparent ‘reforms’by the Saudi government, comes news of the arbitrary arrest and detention of prominent Saudi female human rights defender, Noha Al- Balawi, who became known for her outspoken activism via social media and widely circulated video clips. Noha was arbitrarily arrested by the Saudi authorities on Tuesday 23rd January 2018, and …

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Naimah Almatrod: Saudi Arabia uses counter-terror law to unfairly sentence human rights defender to six years in prison for her peaceful activism

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The Saudi authorities have used a counter-terror law and the Specialized Criminal Court (SCC) to unfairly sentence rights defender, Naimah Abdullah Almatrod, to a six-year prison term followed by a six-year travel ban for her peaceful role in defending human rights in Saudi Arabia. Naimah Almatrod, 43, is a prominent human rights defender, who had spent …

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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

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا 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 …

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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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