Tag: Women’s Rights

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 […]

Profiles in Persecution: Hadeer Abdulla Abadi

Profiles in Persecution: Hadeer Abdulla Abadi

Hadeer Abdulla Abadi is a 25-year-old Bahraini citizen who is being arbitrarily detained in Bahrain’s Isa Town Detention Center for Women. The authorities have mistreated her, threatened her with lengthy jail time, and continue to hold her in pre-trial detention. On 10 January 2019, someone from the Criminal Investigation Directorate […]