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  • Saudi Arabia Sentences Mohammed al-Otaibi and Abdullah al-Attawi

    Saudi Arabia Sentences Mohammed al-Otaibi and Abdullah al-Attawi


    January 29, 2018
    29 January 2018 – Last week, Saudi Arabia’s Specialized Criminal Court (SCC) sentenced two prominent human rights defenders, Mohammed Abdullah al-Otaibi and Abdullah al-Attawi, to 14 and seven years in prison
  • Profiles in Persecution: Abbas al-Hassan

    Profiles in Persecution: Abbas al-Hassan


    December 27, 2017
    Abbas al-Hassan is a Saudi citizen and father of four from the Shia majority town of al-Ahsa in the Eastern Province, who has been convicted and sentenced to death in an unfair trial. He is at imminent risk of execution by
  • Ali al-Nimr Spends Another Birthday on Death Row

    Ali al-Nimr Spends Another Birthday on Death Row


    December 21, 2017
    Thursday, 21 December 2017 – Yesterday, Ali al-Nimr turned 23-years-old while on death row in Saudi Arabia. It was his sixth birthday in prison after being arrested in February 2012 for participating in a peaceful
  • Saudi-led Coalition’s Actions in Yemen Come Under Increasing US Scrutiny

    Saudi-led Coalition’s Actions in Yemen Come Under Increasing US Scrutiny


    December 15, 2017
    On 6 December, United States President Donald Trump issued a brief statement in which he called on the Government of Saudi Arabia to end its blockade of Yemen. In his statement, President Trump addressed the blockade as a
  • ADHRB Welcomes Appointment of Experts on UN Yemen Panel

    ADHRB Welcomes Appointment of Experts on UN Yemen Panel


    December 6, 2017
    On 4 December 2017, the United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein announced his official appointments for the Group of Eminent Experts on Yemen. The members are Kamel Jendoubi of Tunisia,

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