ADHRB Condemns the Deterioration in Saudi Arabia’s Human Rights Environment

On Wednesday 27 June, at the 38th session of the Human Rights Council and under Agenda Item 4, Duaa Dhainy delivered an oral intervention on behalf of ADHRB and in cooperation with the European Saudi Organisation for Human Rights. In her intervention, Duaa noted the deterioration in the rights situation in Saudi Arabia and the[…]

French President Macron must make human rights a priority in Mohammed bin Salman meeting

6 April 2018 – Today, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) sent two letters, to French President Emmanuel Macron and French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, ahead of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to Paris on 9 – 10 April. In both letters, ADHRB urged President Macron and Foreign Minister[…]

New Saudi counter-terrorism law fails to meet international standards

On 1 November 2017, Saudi Arabia established a new counter-terrorism law. This law, consisting of 96 articles (27 of which deal solely with punishments), replaces and expands upon the last counter-terror law passed in December 2013. Instead of using the nearly four years since the last passage of law to improve legislation roundly criticized for[…]