Prisoners of Conscience

معتقلي الرأي Prisoners of conscience: It is hard to compile a list of prisoners of conscience in Saudi Arabia.  In the absence of a safe environment for human rights work, it is impossible to monitor and record all of the arbitrary arrests made for people’s opinions or beliefs.  Here, however, are the names and brief Continue Reading

International Migrants Day – 18 December 2016

اليوم الدولي للمهاجرين – 18 ديسمبر 2016 International Migrants Day – 18 December 2016   “On this International Migrants Day, I call on the international community to act on the global compact on safe, regular and orderly migration as an important contribution to building a world of peace, prosperity, dignity and opportunity for all.” – Continue Reading

December 3, 2016 – International Day of Persons with Disabilities

الثالث من ديسمبر 2016، اليوم العالمي لذوي الإعاقة ‘A prison without bars’: living with disabilities in Saudi Arabia December 3, 2016 – International Day of Persons with Disabilities   The Saudi government is failing to meet its obligations to the kingdom’s disabled citizens. Service provision is underfunded and inadequate, and the rights to dignity, equality Continue Reading