Category Archives: Saudi Arabia

Censorship in Saudi Arabia – online media restrictions

In an era where digital platforms allow for unprecedented access to information, some nations are [...]

WTA and Women’s Rights in Saudi Arabia

On April 4 2024, the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) finalized an agreement with the Saudi [...]

The nomination of Saudi Arabia for the presidency of the United Nations Women’s Rights Commission

At the end of March 2024, Saudi Arabia was appointed to chair the 69th session [...]

The ban on withholding worker’s passports under the light of the 2020 executive regulations

For decades, migrant workers who moved to Saudi Arabia have faced hardships in seeing their [...]

Silent Slaughter: The Untold Tragedy of Migrants at the Yemen-Saudi Border

Last August, Human Rights Watch revealed that between March 2022, and June 2023 the Saudi [...]

New assault on freedom of expression in Saudi Arabia: 12 football fans imprisoned for peaceful chants

On 27 March 2024 Amnesty International and eight other civil society organizations issued a joint [...]

NGOs at HRC55: War Crimes Against The Populations Of Yemen and Palestine Must Come To An End  

On March 21st, ECDHR and other NGOs delivered an oral intervention at the United Nation [...]

The Kafala System in Saudi Arabia

In the 1950s, several Middle Eastern nations began facilitating a significant influx of foreign laborers [...]

Torture in Saudi Arabia Through the Universal Periodic Review

The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is an important mechanism that involves peer assessments of UN [...]

Migrants rights in Saudi Arabia Through the Universal Periodic Review

The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a key mechanism that assesses, encourages, and broadens a [...]