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Following torture and unfair trials, Saudi Arabia executes 4 on protest related charges without charging them with any serious offence

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا On July 11, 2017, Saudi Arabia executed four detainees: Amjad al-Moaibad, Yusuf al-Mushayyas, Zaher al-Basri and Mahdi al-Sayegh. The European Saudi Organization for Human Rights confirms that their execution a flagrant violation of international and domestic laws and included many abuses and violations. In addition it didn’t include serious consideration for the “right to life” which …

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Saudi Arabia issues a death penalty judgement against AbdulKareem for charges attributed to him as a minor and extracted via torture

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا On 27th July 2016 the Specialised Criminal Court in Saudi Arabia issued its initial judgement, in which a death penalty sentence was issued against minor Abdulkareem Al Hawaj. Al hawaj’s death sentence judgement is in addition to other detainees who are in danger of execution, and are issued trials that are not in accordance with international …

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Coinciding with the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, Saudi human rights organizations organise an event on Torture in Saudi Arabia

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Coinciding with the International Day in Support of the Victims of Torture, Saudi human rights organizations, including, the European Saudi Organization for Human Rights, have organised an seminar event entitled “The Reality of torture in Saudi Arabia and the role local and international actors.” The seminar event will be held in the German capital of Berlin, …

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The UN committee against torture publishes the report of final concluding observations on torture in Saudi Arabia.

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The UN committee against Torture recently published its findings of Its latest review of Saudi Arabia’s compliance to the UN convention against torture (UNCAT). This report was issued following an in-depth assessment of their state party report, as part of their second periodic review in May 2016. The review, which was held in Geneva, was attended …

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ESOHR shadow report on torture in Saudi Arabia submitted to UNCAT

click here to read the report. This report for ESOHR was researched and written by Cilina Nasser, an independent human rights researcher on the Middle East and North Africa. It was submitted to the UN Committee Against Torture on 30 March 2016 as Saudi Arabia was coming under review on its obligations under the Convention Against Torture in April 2016. The report …

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ESOHR 2016 Shadow torture report on Saudi Arabia submitted to UNCAT

Introduction: This report examines some aspects of Saudi Arabia’s second periodic report,1 which will be addressed within the upcoming second review of Saudi Arabia by the Committee against Torture. The report is based on research conducted in February and March 2016 and focuses on individuals detained by the Saudi authorities in the Eastern Province in relation to activities perceived as …

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7 Human Rights NGOs Provide accurate information Torture in Saudi Arabia to the UN, after Receiving Wrong Information From the Saudi Government

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا After arbitrary detention and enforced disappearance, Makki al-Orayedh was killed in police station and signs of torture were seen on his body | European-Saudi Organisation for Human Rights As part of the international effort to protect and promote human rights in Saudi Arabia, several organizations, including the European Saudi Organization for Human Rights (ESOHR), partook in …

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After arbitrary detention and enforced disappearance, Makki al-Orayedh was killed in police station and signs of torture were seen on his body

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا On Friday, March 4, 2016, the young man Makki al-Orayedh’s family went to the police station to ask about their son two days after his disappearance, and was surprised by his death. Makki, a 25 years old young man was a handball player at a local club. On Wednesday, March 2, 2016, he went out in …

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In concurrence with holding the 31th session of the UNHRC, Saudi Organizations comments on the ignorance and full deception practiced against the civil society

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا With the start of the 31th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) held in Geneva, and in the light of ignorance and full deception practiced by the Saudi authorities against the civil society in Saudi Arabia, each of the Saudi Organization for Rights and Freedoms, the Saudi European Organization for Human Rights, Advocating …

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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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