Human Rights Situation in Saudi Arabia 2016

العربي Human Rights Situation in Saudi Arabia 2016 Annual review  2016 READ THE FULL REPORT [button href=”” size=”medium” color=”#932f20″ textcolor=”#ffffff”]Download PDF[/button] [button href=”” 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

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

Abuses continue amid mounting repression

العربي Al-Hashimi’s health deteriorating; new trial for al-Sa’id; al-Dubaisi tried in absentia The Saudi authorities are continuing their relentless crackdown on human rights activists and civil society supporters. Having sentenced ACPRA member Issa al-Hamid in April to nine years in prison followed by a nine-year ban on travelling abroad, they then handed down a sentence Continue Reading

Dr. Saud Mukhtar Al-Hashmi is suffering from health issues and is in urgent need of medical attention.

العربي Al-Hashmi’s health has seriously deteriorated due to ill-treatment in prison. Al-Hashmi is denied basic needs such as healthy food, time to exercise (such as walking) and has no direct access to sunlight. Al-Hashmi was arrested on 2nd February 2007 along with five other activists, all of whom have been subjected to ill treatment by the Continue Reading

Wajdi Al-Ghazzawi

Wajdi Al-Ghazzawi Since August 2012, Al-Ghazzawi has been detained at a Mecca Prison Since August 2012, Al-Ghazzawi has been detained at a Mecca Prison in Saudi Arabia after returning from Egypt where he set up home for many years. His occupation has varied over time and includes being a media consultant, a prominent scholar, a Continue Reading