Tag: Saudi Arabia

UN Special Procedures Publish Urgent Appeal to Saudi Arabia on Executions and Wave of Arrests of Human Rights Defenders, Writers, and Intellectuals

UN Special Procedures Publish Urgent Appeal to Saudi Arabia on Executions and Wave of Arrests of Human Rights Defenders, Writers, and Intellectuals

On 15 July 2019, the United Nations (UN) Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, the Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly […]

HRC42: 20 States Issue Joint Statement on Saudi Arabia

HRC42: 20 States Issue Joint Statement on Saudi Arabia

23 September 2019 – Today, during the 42nd session of the Human Rights Council, 20 states issued a joint statement on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, citing concern at the continued reports of torture, arbitrary detentions, enforced disappearance, and unfair trials, and the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. The group called […]