Tag: Saudi Arabia

UN Special Procedures Publishes Allegation Letter on Saudi Guardianship Laws

UN Special Procedures Publishes Allegation Letter on Saudi Guardianship Laws

On 22 February 2019, the United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on the right to education, the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy, the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, and the Chair Rapporteur of the Working Group on the issue of discrimination against […]

The Gulf Remains an Area of Darkness on World Press Freedom Day

The Gulf Remains an Area of Darkness on World Press Freedom Day

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) joins the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in commemorating World Press Freedom Day. On World Press Freedom Day’s 26th anniversary, ADHRB remains deeply concerned on the status of press freedom in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and other Gulf Cooperation […]

United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Persons with Disabilities Releases Concluding Observations on the Initial Report of Saudi Arabia

United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Persons with Disabilities Releases Concluding Observations on the Initial Report of Saudi Arabia

26 April 2019 – On 9 April 2019, the United Nations (UN) Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) published its concluding observations on Saudi Arabia’s initial report. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) welcomes the Committee’s comments and holistic overview of the current status […]

The US must end its arms trade with Saudi Arabia

The US must end its arms trade with Saudi Arabia

On 26 March 2015, the Saudi-led coalition announced it would launch airstrikes against targets in Yemen in an effort to defend and support the elected government run by President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi. From the beginning of the coalition’s engagement through August 2018, the UN estimates that the coalition – […]