Archive for March, 2016

Conference to honor Mohammad Fahad al-Qahtani

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Conference to honor Saudi human-rights activist who earned Ph.D. from IU #انديانا_تكرم_معتقل_سعودي      BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Karen Elliott House will present a keynote lecture at an Indiana University mini-conference next week on human rights in Saudi Arabia. The conference, which honors Saudi human-rights activist Read more

Debate in Westminster Hall on human rights in Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Arabia is deemed a country of concern by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. It has one of the worst records in the world for executions. More than 2000 people were executed in Saudi Arabia between 1985 and 2013. This equates to an average of 71 executions per year and Read more

Human rights in Saudi Arabia: 2015 overview

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Introduction 2015 began with the death of King Abdullah.  With a new king sworn in there came new promises, all of which looked hopeful at the beginning of the year, but as 2015 went by proved to be nothing more than that –  just empty promises.  A major cabinet reshuffle Read more