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Saudi Arabian Arms Ship Bahri Yanbu Faces Growing Opposition in European Ports

Lawsuits, protests and other actions are planned in several European ports to oppose this week’s return of the Bahri Yanbu, a Saudi Arabian state-owned cargo ship that has previously ferried…

January 31, 2020
22 May 2019, Iran, -: Iranian oil and cargo ships in the Persian Gulf in front of the Strait of Hormus. Almost a third of the world's oil exports are shipped through the Strait of Hormus. Also the Iranian oil, at least until before the beginning of the new American sanctions. (to dpa "For Iranians in the Gulf, US sanctions are worse than war" on 30.05.2019) Photo: Farshid-M. Bina/dpa (Photo by Farshid-M. Bina/picture alliance via Getty Images)

Press Release

Saudi Arabia Must End Ill-Treatment and Arbitrary Detention of Human Rights Defender, Waleed Abu Al-Khair

Amnesty International has received credible reports that Saudi Arabian prison authorities arbitrarily placed human rights defender and prisoner of conscience Waleed Abu al-Khair in solitary confinement and under tightened security.…

December 6, 2019
Members of Human rights NGO Amnesty International hold up portraits of jailed Saudi blogger Raif Badawi and Saudi human rights activist and lawyer Waleed Abu Alkhair as they demonstrate in front of the embassy of Saudi Arabia in Berlin, on January 8, 2016 to ask for their release. Badawi was sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes for insulting Islam. / AFP / TOBIAS SCHWARZ (Photo credit should read TOBIAS SCHWARZ/AFP via Getty Images)