Archive for August, 2017

Urgent Need for Independent International Inquiry on Yemen

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عربي Joint NGO letter to Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the United Nations Human Rights Council HRW Excellency, We, the undersigned nongovernmental organizations, urge you to support the creation of an independent international investigation into violations and abuses of international human rights law and international humanitarian law in Yemen Read more

How Saudi Arabia maintains its international image

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العربي Like other governments, the oil-rich Kingdom of Saudi Arabia uses public relations campaigns to maintain its image abroad and to win influence with others. But at the same time the kingdom is also imprisoning its own citizens for speaking out against it and for tarnishing its reputation – all Read more

“ACPRA trials” come to an end, with sentences totalling 199 years in prison terms and travel bans as well as other punishments

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العربي Saudi judiciary brings “ACPRA trials” to a close with confirmation of the final sentence against Abdulaziz al-Shubaily With confirmation of the final sentence against human rights activist Abdulaziz al-Shubaily, and before him rights activists Issa al-Hamid, both members of the Saudi Association for Political and Civil Rights (ACPRA), the Read more