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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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Saudi Arabia: King’s Reform Agenda Unfulfilled

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا (Beirut) – King Abdullah’s reign brought about marginal advances for women but failed to secure the fundamental rights of Saudi citizens to free expression, association, and assembly. Abdullah’s successor, King Salman, should halt persecution of peaceful dissidents and religious minorities, end pervasive discrimination against women, and ensure greater protections for migrant workers. Over King Abdullah’s nine-and-a-half …

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