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On the seventh anniversary of the arrest of minorAli al-Nimr: Saudi Arabia disregards international legal opinions for his immediate release

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Seven years have passed since Ali al-Nimr was arrested at the age of 17. He was arrested with several others on February 14, 2012, against the backdrop of the peaceful demonstrations that took place in Saudi Arabia in 2011. In 2014, his name emerged alongside his fellow minors after they were sentenced to death following unfair …

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Saudi Arabia 2018: Shredding of Human Rights

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Introduction: Shocking developments in the human rights situation in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia appeared during 2018 in the form of systematic crimes and violations that, in their totality, signal an unprecedented stage in the country’s poor history of human rights. The government has not stopped at extrajudicial or arbitrary killings, unfair trials, torture, arbitrary arrests, …

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Kill them Children: A new dangerous governmental Saudi justification for legalizing children’s Beheading

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا In a dangerous progress related to the fate of a number of threatened children of being beheading, Saudi Arabia submitted on December 13th, 2017, a worrying response to the UN about specifying a loose definition of a child age which contradicts the Conviction on the Rights of the Child. It said that what specify the legal …

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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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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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Abdullah al-Zaher Spends another Birthday on Death Row in Saudi Arabia

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Abdullah Hasan al-Zaher turns 22 today – his 7th birthday spent in prison, and his fourth birthday spent on death row after he was arrested in 2012 because of his participation in a peaceful protest. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) and the European Saudi Organisation for Human Rights (ESOHR) call on the …

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Mothers in Saudi Arabia on Mother’s Day, demanding to halt the sword of death from children

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Today, mothers of seven children that imminent execution risk in Saudi Arabia issued a statement on the occasion of Mother’s Day in the Arab region on 21 March 2018. The seven mothers are Nasra Abdullah Al Ahmad, the mother of Ali Al Nimr, Amna Mohammed Al Safar, the mother of Dawood Al Marhoun, Fatima Hassan Al …

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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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Ali Al-Nimr: Six Years Between the Sword and Freedom

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا February 14th marks the sixth year since Arab spring protester Ali Al-Nimr, (currently on death row), was violently arrested in his hometown of Qatif, in connection with his participation in popular protests in the Eastern province of Saudi Arabia. Despite Ali being a minor at the time of his arrest, in 2012 he was violently run …

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Saudi Arabia ignores United Nation demands and increases the fears for Abdul Kareem Al-Hawaj life.

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا On25th of September2017, Abdul Kareem Al-Hawaj’s family had the opportunity to visit him in Dammam prison which he was returned to on 23rd of September 2017 after spending around 3 months in Riyadh Prison. Al-Hawaj expressed to his family the suffering and misery that the faced since he was moved along with fifteen prisoners to Riyadh.  …

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