Recent Developments on Death Penalty in Saudi Arabia: An Overview of the Bloodiest Year in the History of the Country.

The latest reports of 2024 outlined an alarming trend in soaring death penalties in Saudi Arabia. The European Saudi Organisation for Human Rights (ESOHR) affirms that at least 172 executions were pursued in 2023. Over this number, the European Centre for Democracy and Human Rights (ECDHR) highlights persistent discrimination in applying the penalty. According to[…]

HRC37 Intervention on Saudi Arabia’s Systematic Shia Discrimination

On Wednesday 14 March, during the 37th session of the UN Human Rights Council session, ADHRB’s Saudi Advocacy Associate delivered an intervention on behalf of ADHRB during the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on minorities. In his intervention, the Associate discussed Saudi Arabia’s systematic discrimination against its Shia minority population, in particular through education[…]