News

ALQST’s (free) advice to the Saudi Human Rights Commission: defend human rights, not the Saudi authorities
ALQST recently learned that Saudi Arabia’s official Human Rights Commission (HRC) has hired a Washington-based public relations company for a year-long contract.
Torture continues in Saudi Arabia, despite official promises
Despite publicly undertaking to end torture in Saudi Arabia, the authorities continue to practise torture systematically in prisons and interrogation rooms.
In lead-up to G20 summit in Riyadh, ALQST campaigns for human rights to take centre stage
ALQST is launching a campaign to mobilise people around the world to urge G20 participants and governments to place human rights at the centre of all G20 discussions.
Open letter from NGOs calling on companies involved in Saudi Arabia’s NEOM project to condemn human rights violations accompanying it
Open letter calling on management consulting firms involved in Saudi Arabia’s NEOM project to publicly condemn human rights violations accompanying it.
Submission to UN Secretary-General shows ongoing reprisals against Saudi human rights defenders who cooperate with the UN
On 1 May 2020, MENA Rights Group and ALQST submitted a report to the UN Secretary-General (UNSG).
Two years after the first wave of arrests of women human rights defenders in Saudi Arabia, we #StandWithSaudiHeroes and campaign for their release
On 15 May 2018, the Saudi Arabian authorities launched a wave of arrests against women human rights defenders (WHRDs), as well as several men who advocated for women’s rights.

Reports

ALQST 2019 Annual Report shows severity of human rights situation in Saudi Arabia
Annual report issued by ALQST in the first quarter of each year, monitoring and documenting the main events of the previous year.
Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions: “Investigation into the unlawful death of Mr Jamal Khashoggi”
On 2 October 2018, the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to obtain papers he needed to get married.
Human Rights in Saudi Arabia in 2018 – ALQST’s Annual Report
Annual report issued by ALQST in the first quarter of each year, monitoring and documenting the main events of the previous year.
Human rights under King Salman and his son Crown Prince Mohammad
Saudi Arabia has a monarchical system of government in which the descendants of King Abdulaziz hold a monopoly on power.

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