Saudi Arabia Campaigns

Saudi Arabia: Samar Badawi, Loujain al-Hathloul, Iman al-Nafjan, Aziza al-Yousef, Nassima al-Sada, Mohammad al-Rabe’a and Dr Ibrahim al-Modeimigh tortured in Dubhan Prison | Letter

Full PDF Version / Full Word Version Samar Badawi Wednesday, November 21, 2018 Honourable Chrystia Freeland Minister of Foreign Affairs Global Affairs Canada 125 Sussex Drive Ottawa, ON K1A 0G2 chrystia.freeland@international.gc.ca The Honourable Chrystia Freeland; Re: Samar … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: Over 160 Groups Call for Accountability Following Murder of Journalist and Widespread Arrest of Women’s Rights Defenders | Press Release

Full PDF Version / Full Word Version Recognising the fundamental right to express our views, free from repression, over 160 civil society organisations call on the international community, including the United Nations, multilateral and regional institutions as well as democratic governments … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: Kingdom Must Be Held to Account for Suppression of Dissent, Following Murder of Journalist and Widespread Arrest of Women’s Rights Defenders | Letter

Full PDF Version / Full Word Version Recognising the fundamental right to express our views, free from repression, we the undersigned civil society organisations call on the international community, including the United Nations, multilateral and regional institutions as well as democratic … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: Three Saudi Arabian Human Rights Advocates Awarded the 2018 Right Livelihood Award | News

Mohammad al-Qahtani (left), Waleed Abu al-Khair, and Abdullah al-Hamid (right) September 2018 On September 24 2018 Waleed Abu al-Khair, Mohammad al-Qahtani, and Abdullah al-Hamid, three internationally respected human rights advocates arbitrarily imprisoned in Saudi Arabia, were awarded the … [Read more...]

Continued Widespread, Systematic, and Grave Human Rights Violations in Saudi Arabia and China | Oral Statement to the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream Available (Chapter 19, at 00:33:50) Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 5: General Debate – Human rights bodies and mechanisms Date: 19 September 2018 Speaker: Catherine Morris Oral Statement to the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: Release Samar Badawi and other Women’s Rights Advocates | Letter

Full PDF Version / Full Word Version Samar Badawi, women’s rights activist Photo Credit: Amnesty 24 August 2018 VIA FAX and EMAIL TO: His Majesty, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud King of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the two Holy Mosques Fax: +966 11 403 3125 Email: … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: Persistent gross, widespread and systematic violations of human rights while a member of the UN Human Rights Council | Joint Written Statement to the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

See full pdf report as filed with the UN Human Rights Council without footnotes (due to length restrictions) See the fully footnoted report (pdf) This written statement by LRWC is endorsed by the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR). Item 4 – Human rights situations that require Council’s … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: Release of Imprisoned Women’s Rights Activists in Saudi Arabia | Letter

Full PDF Version / Full Word Version Loujain Al-Hathloul, women’s rights activists Photo Credit: Amnesty International 14 August 2018 VIA EMAIL TO: Honourable Chrystia Freeland Minister of Foreign Affairs Global Affairs Canada 125 Sussex Drive Ottawa, ON K1A … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: Hands off Samar Badawi | Letter

Full PDF Version Samar Badawi, human and women's rights advocate Friday, 03 August 2018 VIA FAX and EMAIL TO: His Majesty, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud King of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the two Holy Mosques Fax: (via Ministry of the Interior) +966 11 403 3125 Email: … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: Release Waleed Abu al Khair and other Imprisoned Activists | Letter

Full PDF Version Waleed Abu al Khair, Saudi lawyer Thursday, August 2, 2018 VIA FAX and EMAIL TO: His Majesty, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud King of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the two Holy Mosques Fax: (via Ministry of the Interior) +966 11 403 3125 Email: … [Read more...]