Tag: corruption

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Travels the US Amid Rights Abuses

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Travels the US Amid Rights Abuses

In mid-March, Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman (often referred to by his initials, MbS), wrapped up a trip the United Kingdom and traveled to the United States (US) for a two-week visit starting Monday, 19 March. MbS’s visit comes at a time when he is attempting to bring […]

HRC 37 Intervention on Foreign Debt and Bahrain

HRC 37 Intervention on Foreign Debt and Bahrain

On 1 March 2018 at the 37th session of the UN Human Rights Council, ADHRB delivered an intervention during the Item 3 Clustered Interactive Dialogue with the Independent Expert on Foreign Debt. In the intervention, ADHRB raised concerns that other GCC states, including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, […]

After the Corruption Purge Saudi Royals Will See Rise in Allowances

After the Corruption Purge Saudi Royals Will See Rise in Allowances

Starting on 4 November 2017, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) arrested over 200 high profile princes, officials, and businessmen in an anti-corruption purge and detained them at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Riyadh. After holding them for three months without trial or charge, MBS released over 100 detainees. […]