At UN, ADHRB Spotlights Prevalence of Torture in Saudi Criminal Justice System

Geneva, Switzerland — 22 September 2015 — On behalf of Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain, advocacy associate Eric Eikenberry delivered an oral intervention at the 30th session of the Human Rights Council. The intervention addressed the systematic use of torture within the criminal justice system of Saudi Arabia. In particular, the intervention[…]

Mapping the Saudi State: An Introduction

*Best viewed in full screen mode Due to a lack of information, media outlets and international advocates for political reform in Saudi Arabia have often treated the various and competing bodies of the Saudi government as one uniform repressive machine. Without being able to differentiate between dissimilar agencies with divergent mandates, however, leaders are distanced[…]