Tag: Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia: Update on the Shame Reform

Saudi Arabia: Update on the Shame Reform

The Ongoing Arrest and Detention of Women Human Rights Defenders In May 2019, Amnesty International marked Saudi Arabia’s disgraceful “Year of Shame” in remembrance of a year’s passing since the arrest of several prominent women human rights defenders (WHRDs). Amnesty International stated that “a year ago, the authorities started locking […]

ADHRB and 10 NGOs Send Letter to House Rules Committee Calling for Accountability for the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi Through the Saudi Arabia Human Rights and Accountability Act

ADHRB and 10 NGOs Send Letter to House Rules Committee Calling for Accountability for the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi Through the Saudi Arabia Human Rights and Accountability Act

3 July 2019 – Yesterday, on 2 July, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), in cooperation with Article 19, Committee to Protect Journalists, Freedom House, Human Rights First, Human Rights Watch, James W. Foley Legacy Foundation, Open Society Policy Center, PEN America, Project on Middle East Democracy, […]

One Year Anniversary of Saudi Crackdown on Women’s Rights Activists

One Year Anniversary of Saudi Crackdown on Women’s Rights Activists

This past month marked one-year since Saudi Arabia launched a wave of arrests targeting women’s rights activists as part of a larger crackdown against social reformers and those critical of the ruling family. The series of arrests specifically went after activists who publicly advocated on behalf of ending the female […]