One year after the disappearance of Mohammed al-Qahtani: condemning Saudi Arabia for committing enforced disappearances

On 22 November 2022, Mohammed al-Qahtani had to be released after the ten years of questionable sentence he received. However, since October 2022, Saudi Arabian authorities have refused to give information about him despite the expiration of his sentence. The refusal of Saudi authorities to release him makes this a case of enforced disappearance for[…]

Profile in Persecution: Abdulla Mohamed AlDurazi

Abdulla Mohamed AlDurazi, an 18-year-old Saudi citizen from the Qatif region in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, was arrested without an arrest warrant while walking alone on 27 August 2014. His detention has been marred by multiple human rights violations, including torture, enforced disappearance, solitary confinement, and an unfair trial. He was sentenced to[…]

Profile in Persecution: Sadeq Majeed Thamer and Jaafar Mohamed Sultan

Updated: On the morning of 29 May 2023, Saudi authorities carried out the arbitrary execution sentence against the two Bahraini youths, Sadeq Thamer and Jaafar Sultan, without prior notice, according to a statement issued by the Saudi Ministry of Interior. Sadeq was a 26-year-old employee at Thamer Commercial Company at that time and Jaafar was[…]

MBS’ Saudi Arabia Continues Bloodbath, Executes Two Bahrainis

30 May 2023 – On Monday, Mohammed bin Salman’s Saudi Arabia continued its bloody streak by executing two young Bahraini men convicted through confessions derived by torture. Sadiq Thamer and Jaafar Sultan were killed following Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s signature on their execution orders. The men had been the subject of an international human[…]