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2803, 2021

REVEALED: Saudi Arabia’s $1.5bn Sports-washing programme

Posted on March 2021 SPORTS WASHING REVEALED: Saudi Arabia’s $1.5bn Sports-washing programme New analysis, published in a report from Grant Liberty, reveals the incredible $1.5bn scale of the Saudi sports-washing programme as the regime seeks to use the glamour of elite sport to obscure its record of human rights abuse, state-sponsored murder, torture, and [ read more ]

2502, 2021

‘Lionel Messi, stand up for human rights and say no to the butchers of Jamal Khashoggi and the brutalisers of peaceful campaigners in Saudi Arabia’ – family members of prisoners of conscience beg star to refuse Visit Saudi approach

Posted on February 2021 ‘Lionel Messi, stand up for human rights and say no to the butchers of Jamal Khashoggi and the brutalisers of peaceful campaigners in Saudi Arabia’ – family members of prisoners of conscience beg star to refuse Visit Saudi approach Family members of prisoners of conscience in Saudi Arabia have today [ read more ]

1002, 2021

Loujain Released

Posted on February 2021 Loujain Released “Loujain al-Hathloul leaves prison a hero – brutalised by the regime, but not broken. Her courage is an inspiration to us all. But she is not alone – the international community must not make the mistake of assuming that her release signals the end of the oppression of [ read more ]

912, 2020

‘It’s not just Loujain’

Posted on February 2021 ‘It’s not just Loujain’ 10 studies in courage - the women human rights defenders behind bars in Saudi Arabia Briefing from Grant Liberty As Loujain al-Hathloul is released from prison it is important to remember two things. First – she will not be free in any meaningful sense. She remains under [ read more ]

1310, 2020

Loujain al-Hathloul: Sister begs Ladies European Tour golfers to boycott Saudi event in solidarity with women’s rights activists held in the Kingdom

Posted on October 2020Loujain al-Hathloul: Sister begs Ladies European Tour golfers to boycott Saudi event in solidarity with women’s rights activists held in the KingdomLina al-Hathloul, sister of jailed women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul, has today written to the top players on the Ladies European Tour, requesting that they boycott the proposed events in Saudi [ read more ]