Saudi Arabia’s $1.5bn Sports-Washing Programme Saudi Arabia’s Sports-Washing Programme Saudi Arabia should be treated as a pariah – that was the view of then candidate Joe Biden, and it’s not hard to see why. When assessing the Kingdom’s human rights record, three issues come up again and again – the [ read more ]
‘IT’S NOT JUST LOUJAIN’ 10 studies in courage - the women human rights defenders behind bars in Saudi Arabia Briefing from Grant Liberty Alongside Loujain al-Hathloul 4 others remain in prison As the world awaits Loujain al-Hathloul’s release this week (expected Thursday 11 February), it [ read more ]
On World Humanitarian Day @AreejASadhan writes for us on why Western governments have to do more to demand the release of her brother.
The real accounts of horror inside Saudi prisons It was the early morning hours of December 17, 2000. William Sampson had his breakfast and was about to leave home to his workplace. Sampson was a Canadian-British consultant who was working in Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia. Just as he [ read more ]