News & Journal2020-07-21T10:14:08+00:00

2 Year of arbitrary detention for Humanitarian Abdulrahman Al-Sadhan

On World Humanitarian Day @AreejASadhan writes for us on why Western governments have to do more to demand the release of her brother Areej Al-Sadhan “Love you mom” were the last words our mother heard from my brother, the humanitarian aid worker Abdulrahman al-Sadhan, before he was forcibly disappeared by Saudi authorities on March 12, 2018. We haven’t seen him since.He has not stood trial, he has not been charged, and in the two and a half years since his arrest by Saudi authorities he has been allowed just one phone call – in February this

The tale of two Septembers: Why Salman Alodah is in prison?

The tale of two Septembers: Why Salman Alodah is in prison? “May God harmonise between their hearts for the good of their people” sounds like a nice innocent prayer of a dozen words. Normally, nobody should get mad at you for that. After all, what is better than asking for harmony between hearts and nations? Not in Saudi Arabia! Less than innocent 66 Twitter characters were enough to put one of the most celebrated Muslim scholars globally in prison. Screenshot of the tweet which led to AlOdah's arrest. On September 10th 2017, Just hours

The real accounts of horror inside Saudi prisons

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 was about to leave his house, a large number of Saudi security personnel raided his home. Handcuffed and blindfolded, Sampson’s life was about to be changed forever. Sampson had no clue why he was being taken by the Saudi security. But the beating had already begun.


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