Campaigns

At UN, ADHRB Spotlights Prevalence of Torture in Saudi Criminal Justice System

At UN, ADHRB Spotlights Prevalence of Torture in Saudi Criminal Justice System

Geneva, Switzerland — 22 September 2015 — On behalf of Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain, advocacy associate Eric Eikenberry delivered an oral intervention at the 30th session of the Human Rights Council. The intervention addressed the systematic use of torture within the criminal justice system of Saudi […]

NGOs Urge Saudi King to Grant Clemency for Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr

NGOs Urge Saudi King to Grant Clemency for Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr

27 October 2014 – Washington, D.C. – Today, 26 multi-faith organizations sent a letter to King Abdulla bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia urging him to pardon Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr. The renowned Shia cleric and human rights defender was sentenced to death, and possible crucifixion, on 15 October by the Saudi Specialized Criminal Court. […]