Human rights in Saudi Arabia
ICC prosecutor plans to exclude US from Afghan war crimes probe and other stories

Today we look at the possible exclusion of the U.S. from an ICC war crimes probe in Afghanistan, an appeal to the EU by rights groups to address rights violations in Saudi Arabia, and more

Saudi activists Samar Badawi and Nassima al-Sadah released from jail

The activists who worked for the rights of women and of the Shia minority were in prison for nearly three years and were released following the completion of their sentences

Amazon workers in Chicago protest against ‘brutal’ megacycle shifts and other stories

Today we look at a walkout staged by Amazon workers in Chicago, the Biden administration’s decision to restore aid to UNRWA, protests in Iraq for job opportunities, record surges in Covid-19 cases in India, and the sentencing of an aid worker to 20 years in prison by a Saudi Court

Saudi aid worker sentenced to 20 years in prison

It is believed that Abdulrahman al-Sadhan has been convicted in connection with operating an anonymous Twitter account that was critical of human rights abuses in Saudi Arabia and the policies of crown prince Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul released after 1001 days in prison

Her release as per a judge’s order also includes the conditions that she stay on probation for three years and refrain from travelling outside of Saudi Arabia for five years

Loujain al-Hathloul convicted and sentenced to nearly 6 years in prison; may be released in March

A Saudi court dealing with terrorism cases sentenced Loujain al-Hathloul to five years and 8 months in prison. The court suspended a part of the term and also backdated the term due to which she may be released in March

The agony of Saudi activist Loujain al-Hathloul

Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul, who has been in jail for over 900 days and faced physical and psychological torture, is now set to be tried in a terrorism court

Saudi activist prison hunger strike Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul relaunches hunger strike

Loujain al-Hathloul, who has been in prison since may 2018, launched a hunger strike against prison officials’ decision to deny her regular contact with her family. She had undertaken a similar strike in September

    × To Subscribe