Tag: Mosawara

HRC36 Saudi Intervention: Item 9 and the Siege of Mosawara

HRC36 Saudi Intervention: Item 9 and the Siege of Mosawara

On 26 September, at the 36th session of the Human Rights Council, ADHRB Advocacy Associate Tyler Pry delivered an oral intervention during the Item 9 General Debate. In his intervention, Pry highlighted Saudi Arabia’s failure to respect its obligations under the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action, which calls on […]

HRC35 Item 4 Oral Intervention: Rights Violations in Duraz and Awamiyah

HRC35 Item 4 Oral Intervention: Rights Violations in Duraz and Awamiyah

On 16 June 2017, ADHRB Advocacy Associate Tyler Pry delivered an oral intervention during the Item 4 debate of the 35th session of the Human Rights Council. In his intervention, Pry raised a number of human rights violations in both Duraz, Bahrain and Awamiyah, Saudi Arabia, in particular the denial […]

HRC35 Item 3 Oral Intervention: Poverty in Saudi Arabia

HRC35 Item 3 Oral Intervention: Poverty in Saudi Arabia

On 8 June 2017 during the 35th session of the Human Rights Council, ADHRB Advocacy Associate Tyler Pry delivered an oral intervention on behalf of ADHRB and Alsalam Foundation under the Item 3 debate with the Special Rapporteur on poverty. Pry discussed the Rapporteur’s report on his visit to Saudi […]

Saudi siege of Awamiyah enters its third week

Saudi siege of Awamiyah enters its third week

24 May 2017 – Today marks the beginning of the third week of the Saudi government’s ongoing military operation in the Eastern Province city of Awamiyah. In the course of the raid, Saudi authorities have blocked most of Awamiyah’s entry and exit points, effectively placing the area under siege. At […]