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Poor Conditions in Bahrain’s Notorious Jau Prison Violate International Standards

Poor Conditions in Bahrain’s Notorious Jau Prison Violate International Standards

The inhumane conditions in Bahrain’s Jau Prison – which houses political leaders, human rights defenders, and other prisoners of conscience – clearly violate international detention standards. The prison’s unsanitary environment, combined with physical and psychological ill-treatment, poor health care, and obstructed family visits, infringes upon the human rights of prisoners. […]

Lockheed Martin defense contract with Saudi Arabia has been increased

Lockheed Martin defense contract with Saudi Arabia has been increased

On 16 July 2018, Lockheed Martin, an American arms and defense company, was awarded a new defense contract with Saudi Arabia, including $225 million in Foreign Military Sales funding. This new contract serves as a modification to a previous defense contract Lockheed Martin had won concerning Saudi Arabia. The new […]

Saudi’s Moves to Make an Island of Qatar

Saudi’s Moves to Make an Island of Qatar

The political rift between Qatar and Saudi Arabia may soon become a geographical rift, with the appearance in April 2018 of reports in two Saudi-state linked newspapers of plans to build a canal between the two countries which would turn Qatar into an island. The proposed ‘Salwa Canal’ would be […]