Tag: Saudi Arabia

Saudi women allowed behind the wheel on the road, but not yet in their own lives

Saudi women allowed behind the wheel on the road, but not yet in their own lives

On Tuesday September 26th, Saudi Arabia, announced in a policy change that it will allow women to drive. However, this move, broadcast simultaneously on state television and in Washington D.C. will not take effect until June of 2018. While several United Nations Human Rights Experts welcomed the announcement and praised […]

HRC36 Saudi Intervention: Item 10 and Saudi’s Cooperation with OHCHR

HRC36 Saudi Intervention: Item 10 and Saudi’s Cooperation with OHCHR

On 28 September, at the 36th session of the Human Rights Council, ADHRB Advocacy Associate Tyler Pry delivered an oral intervention during the Item 10 General Debate. In his intervention, Pry highlighted the lack of progress Saudi Arabia has made in its judicial technical cooperation program with the Office of […]