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. Immediately following his disappearance, the Saudi authorities denied all knowledge of his fate, but later, after switching their story a number of times, they finally admitted that Read more…

ALQST and Gulf Centre for Human Rights submit written evidence to the UK Foreign Affairs Committee inquiry into global media freedom

ALQST and the Gulf Centre for Human Rights recently sent a submission to the UK Foreign Affairs Committee, in response to a call for written evidence for the Committee’s inquiry on the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and global media freedom. The submission is avaliable here. The submission, which was sent in Read more…

NGOs submit follow up report on Saudi Arabia to the UN Committee against Torture

DOWNLOAD THE REPORT HERE Four human rights groups, ALQST for Human Rights, the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR), International Service for Human Rights (ISHR) and MENA Rights Group, have made a joint submission to the United Nations Committee against Torture (CAT), reiterating recommendations to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for the systematic practice of torture, including the Continue Reading

Human Rights Situation in Saudi Arabia 2017

العربي   Human Rights Situation in Saudi Arabia 2017 Annual review  2017 READ THE FULL REPORT [button href=”https://alqst.org/eng/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Human-Rights-in-Saudi-Arabia-2017-En.pdf” size=”medium” color=”#932f20″ textcolor=”#ffffff”]Download PDF[/button] [button href=”https://alqst.org/annual-report-2017/” size=”small” color=”#962821″ textcolor=”#ffffff”]حمل بالعربي[/button] Introduction and general overview: The Saudi authorities are continuing their persistent violations of human rights, while gambling that time is on their side.  They are pressing ahead Continue Reading

Human Rights Situation in Saudi Arabia 2016

العربي Human Rights Situation in Saudi Arabia 2016 Annual review  2016 READ THE FULL REPORT [button href=”https://alqst.org/eng/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Human-Rights-in-Saudi-Arabia-2016-En.pdf” size=”medium” color=”#932f20″ textcolor=”#ffffff”]Download PDF[/button] [button href=”https://alqst.org/hr2016/” size=”small” color=”#962821″ textcolor=”#ffffff”]حمل بالعربي[/button] MESSAGES FROM  ALQST To the people of Saudi Arabia we say: Human rights violations and the suppression of Freedom of Speech puts more reformers’ and activists’ lives at Continue Reading