Category Archives: Statements

European Parliament resolution on Saudi Arabia highlights women’s rights

In a new resolution on Saudi Arabia adopted by the European Parliament, MEPs highlighted not [...]

Death penalty in Saudi Arabia condemned by European Parliament in resolution

On Thursday 8 July 2021, the European Parliament adopted a resolution on the death penalty [...]

The Death of Husain Barakat – a Question for Belgian’s Minister of Foreign Affairs

On June 17, 2021, Hugues Bayet, a member of the Belgian Chamber of Representatives, tabled [...]

Joint statement: A coalition of rights groups mourns the death of devoted Emirati human rights activist Alaa al-Siddiq 

With a profound sense of loss and deep sadness, we mourn the passing of the [...]

PRESS RELEASE End Impunity in Bahrain: EU Human Rights Sanctions Project Launched

If you would like to watch the full event, you can do so here. 14 [...]

EU Magnitsky Sanctions

EVENT: if you would like to hear more about our project as well as EU [...]

Saudi Arabia: Letter to the EEAS on Women’s Rights Defenders

In an open letter, around 50 EU Parliamentarians from different political parties have addressed HR/VP [...]

39 French Parliamentarians Call on Bahrain not to Execute two Torture Victims

39 French Parliamentarians wrote to the Government of Bahrain on 23 July 2020, calling on [...]

Bahrain: Halt Executions of 2 Men Unfairly Convicted

Originally posted to the Human Rights Watch website, July 23 2020, 16 Rights Groups Issue [...]

Human Rights Council: Michelle Bachelet Delivers Opening Statements for the 41st Session

On 24 June 2019, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet has [...]