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UN special rapporteurs raise concerns about Saudi Arabia’s facilitation of human trafficking

لقرائته بالعربية اضغط هنا Special rapporteurs from the United Nations have raised the issue of facilitation of slavery and human trafficking in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia via online apps. A letter, sent on 19 June 2020, was signed by the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery; the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises; …

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The UN sends 6 complaints in 4 months to the Saudi government regarding its growing violations of human rights

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا From the late March to early July of 2019, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia received six letters from UN special rapporteurs regarding several cases of human rights violations, and it responded to five of them within the legal deadlines. The letters came from a number of groups and rapporteurs on the topics of forced disappearances, torture, …

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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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To journalists, activists, and citizens interested in human rights in Saudi Arabia: A visit for the United Nations regarding the “contemporary forms of slavery”.

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Saudi Arabia has agreed to the visit of (the Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery) of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations “Mrs. Gulnara Shahinian.” The visit, which will take 10 days from 19 until October 29, 2015, will cover (forced labor, forced marriage, begging networks, and child slavery, violence against women and …

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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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