Saudi Arabia

Vision 2030: Saudi Arabia’s Plan to Whitewash Abuses

Vision 2030: Saudi Arabia’s Plan to Whitewash Abuses

Saudi Arabia’s ongoing economic program, known as Vision 2030, has caught the interest of investors around the world since it was released in 2016. The Saudi state, despite its continued extraction of oil and gas and being home to the world’s largest oil company, Aramco, is still widely considered to […]

United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Persons with Disabilities Releases Concluding Observations on the Initial Report of Saudi Arabia

United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Persons with Disabilities Releases Concluding Observations on the Initial Report of Saudi Arabia

26 April 2019 – On 9 April 2019, the United Nations (UN) Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) published its concluding observations on Saudi Arabia’s initial report. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) welcomes the Committee’s comments and holistic overview of the current status […]

UN, EU, and NGOs Condemn the Execution of 37 Men in Saudi Arabia

UN, EU, and NGOs Condemn the Execution of 37 Men in Saudi Arabia

24 April 2019 – Yesterday, the Government of Saudi Arabia executed 37 men for alleged terrorist crimes. Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Interior (MoI) confirmed the executions in a tweet and the Saudi Press Agency published a statement by the MoI, along with a list of those executed. Sixteen of the […]