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67 Members of Congress Send Bipartisan Human Rights Letter to Saudi Arabia’s New King

On the eve of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit to Saudi Arabia, members of Congress have sent a…

March 4, 2015


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State of the World 2014/2015

This has been a devastating year for those seeking to stand up for human rights and for those caught up…

February 25, 2015

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NGOs Send Letter to Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Naif Urging Release of Imprisoned Activists

A group of NGOs sent a letter to Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of Saudi Arabia expressing concern…

February 3, 2015

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Amnesty International USA Urges President Obama to Raise Case of Raif Badawi with Saudi Arabian Monarchy

Ahead of President Obama’s visit to Saudi Arabia tomorrow to pay his respects following the death of King Abdullah, Amnesty…

January 26, 2015

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Following Death of King Abdullah, Amnesty USA Urges U.S. to Support Human Rights in Saudi Arabia

Amnesty International USA is urging members of Congress and the White House to press for human rights reform in Saudi…

January 23, 2015

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Human Rights “Missing in Action” During President Obama’s Saudi Arabia Visit

In response to reports that President Barack Obama did not raise the issue of Saudi Arabia's human rights record when…

March 28, 2014

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Saudi Arabia: Plans to Defy Ban on Women Drivers this Saturday

A grassroots campaign will call for an end to the driving ban for women in Saudi Arabia on Saturday March…

March 26, 2014

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Amnesty International Calls on President Obama to Bring a Female Secret Service Driver to Saudi Arabia

Ahead of his visit to Saudi Arabia on Friday, Amnesty International is calling on President Obama to take a stand…

March 25, 2014

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Saudi Arabia Must Not Thwart Campaign for Women Drivers

The Saudi Arabian authorities must respect the right of women to drive this Saturday in defiance of a ban on…

October 24, 2013

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Appeal For Human Rights Defenders Facing up to 11 Years in Jail in Saudi Arabia

The court appeal by two members of a prominent Saudi Arabian human rights organization is a bid for justice amid…

May 28, 2013

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Annual Report: Saudi Arabia 2013

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Head of state and government King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz The authorities severely restricted freedoms of…

May 23, 2013

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Five Beheaded and ‘Crucified’ Amid ‘Disturbing’ Rise in Executions in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia must halt a "disturbing" rise in death penalty usage that has resulted in at least 47 state killings…

May 21, 2013