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Seven UN Rapporteurs Urge Saudi Arabia to Halt Executions threating lives of Abbas Al Hassan & others for Spying

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا UN experts showed their concern over the imminent execution threat of the detainee Abbas Al Hassan after being charged of spying for Iran, financing terrorism and spreading the Shia faith. The UN experts also called upon the Saudi government to annul the death penalty. Seven United Nations rapporteurs issued a statement and called upon Saudi Arabia …

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Ireland before HRC: We are Deeply Concerned by Saudi Arabia’s Continuous Use of Death Penalty

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا In a speech before the human rights council (HRC) at its thirty-seventh session on 14 March 2018, Mr. Michael Gaffey, the Ambassador of Ireland at the UN reaffirmed that Ireland stands against the death penalty in all circumstances. The ambassador further highlighted that Ireland expresses its deep concern regarding the Saudi Arabia’s ongoing use of the …

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Norway is concerned about the serious situation of human rights defenders in Saudi Arabia

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The Kingdom of Norway has expressed its concern regarding the serious situation of human rights defenders in Saudi Arabia. In his speech before the human rights council (HRC) at its thirty-seventh session on 14 March 2018, Mr. Hans Brattskar, the Ambassador of Norway stated that the prosecution of journalists and human rights defenders was unacceptable and …

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To the HRC: Iceland describes the Saudi War on Yemen as “Stupid”

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Iceland described the ongoing war in Yemen as a “stupid war” and a human disaster, calling on all the participating parties, including Saudi Arabia, to bear responsibility by responding to international demands for a ceasefire and working towards peacemaking. In his speech before the human rights council (HRC) on March 14th 2018, Mr. Harald Aspelund, the …

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Australia Raises its Concern over the Continuation of Execution of Children by Saudi Arabia

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا In the Human Rights Council, Australia raised its concern over the continuous implementation of death penalty by Saudi Arabia against  juveniles at the time of the alleged offence, and considered that in the context of  the violations of International laws. The statement that was presented on March 8, 2017 by the representative of the Australian Embassy in the UN …

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Side Event at the UN HRC: ESOHR “A Rise in Persecution against Human Rights Defenders in Saudi Arabia”

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا ESOHR highlighted repression against human rights defenders had increased alongside the Saudi governments propaganda campaign to enhance its image in front of the international community. The side event, which was organized by Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), during the thirty seventh session of UN HRC, was held on March 7, 2018, and …

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ESOHR calls upon the Human Rights Council to intervene urgently to protect the disabled protestor Munir Al-Adam from the sword of the Saudi government

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The European Saudi Organisation for Human Rights condemned Saudi violations against special needs individuals from reaching judicial justice. In a joint statement with Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain organization, the latter noted that Saudi Arabia do not hesitate in implementing death penalties against disabled people. In its statement, on March 7th, 2018; which …

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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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