Saudi Arabia Campaigns

China, Turkey, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Colombia: Duty of States to ensure protection of lawyers | Oral Statement at 44th session of the of the Human Rights Council

Link to full debate Direct link to statement, Chapter 47, 01:31:18 Full PDF (ENG) Video Intervention: Check against delivery Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 3: Interactive Dialogue, Special Rapporteur on judges and lawyers Date: 13 July 2020 Speaker: Catherine … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: Samar Badawi Nomination for Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award

Full PDF (ENG) Samar Badawi, human rights activist ROBERT F. KENNEDY HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD NOMINATION February 14, 2020 Submitted on February 6, 2020. Nominee: Samar Badawi Country: Saudi Arabia Email: Website: Organization: Position at Organization: Phone (add country code if outside … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: HRC43: Jointly Reiterate Calls on Saudi Arabia to Release Human Rights Defenders and Address Key Benchmarks for Human Rights Reform | Letter

Full PDF (ENG) Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi journalist International human rights organizations call on 40 states to again collectively oppose widespread serious human rights abuses in Saudi Arabia by:  joining other states to ensure sustained scrutiny by Council at its 43rd Session; … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: Unconditionally Free Waleed Abu al-Khair Immediately | Letter

Full PDF January 14, 2020 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: info@moi.gov.sa His Excellency Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saud Crown Prince of Saudi … [Read more...]

Canada: Suspend All Transfer and Sale of Arms to Saudi Arabia | Letter

Full PDF Thursday, January 09, 2020 The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, MP, Minister of Foreign Affairs House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario  K1A 0A6 Email: Francois-Philippe.Champagne@parl.gc.ca The Honourable Mary Ng, MP Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: Arbitrary Arrest and Forcible Disappearance of Samar Badawi | WGEID Complaints

Full PDF (ENG) WORKING GROUP ON ENFORCED OR INVOLUNTARY DISAPPEARANCES COMMUNICATION FORM 1. INFORMATION CONCERNING THE disappeared person (a) * Family name(s): BADAWI (b) * Given names(s): SAMAR MOHAMMAD 2. INFORMATION CONCERNING THE FACTS (a) * Date of arrest, abduction or … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: Unlawful Arrest and Detention of Samar Badawi | Working Paper

Full PDF (ENG) Draft Working Paper on the Arbitrary Detention of Samar Badawi Background Samar Badawi is known and respected internationally as a human rights advocate. She has been a prominent advocate for women’s rights since 2010, advocating for the right of women to vote and to … [Read more...]

Arbitrary Detention of Lawyers and Defenders in China, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Cameroon | Oral Statement to the 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Live stream video, Chapter 56, 01:29:37 Full PDF Statement Check Against Delivery Item:                       Item 3, General Debate Date:                       13 September 2019 Organization:        Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada Speaker:                 Felix Agbor Nkongho Oral … [Read more...]

Human Rights Violations in Cameroon, Philippines, China, and Saudi Arabia | Oral Statement to the 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Live stream video, Chapter 74, 01:59:48 Full PDF Statement Check Against Delivery Item:                       Item 2, General Debate on the oral update of the High Commissioner of Human Rights Date:                       10 September 2019 Organization:        Lawyers' Rights Watch … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia: Summary of the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention | WGAD

Full PDF Version Waleed Abu al-Khair of Saudi Arabia Summary of the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention Opinions on arbitrary detentions in Saudi Arabia[1] The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) in Opinions published between 2002 and 2018 identified … [Read more...]