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15 hours ago
#HumanRights defenders Hatoon Al-Fassi, Nouf Abdulaziz, and Nassima Al-Sadah are subjects of a recent appeal the @UN sent to #SaudiArabia, and have been subjected to travel bans and incommunicado detention as a result of their advocacy for women’s rights:
15 hours ago
#SaudiArabia: Trial of woman human rights defender Israa Al-Ghomgham postponed, as concern for her well-being mounts
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1 day ago
WHRD Israa Al-Ghomgham's trial in #SaudiArabia along with other 4 HRDs was postponed for the fourth time today to an indefinite date. @ECDHRbxl calls for their immediate release. #Peacefulprotests and #freedomofexpression are not a cime!
5 days ago
Ahead of their trial to be held this Sunday, I urge #Saudi authorities not to hand down a death sentence against 5 peaceful activists. #SaudiArabia should also establish a moratorium on executions in view of aboloshing the #DeathPenalty. #HumanRights
6 days ago
#WHRD Israa Al-Ghomgham's trial continues on 13 January. She and other 4 HRDs are facing the death sentence by beheading for peacefully protesting in #SaudiArabia. ECHDR calls for their immediate and unconditional release. #freehumanrightsdefenders
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#SaudiArabia: Woman human rights defender Israa Al-Ghomgham fails to appear at second hearing, as concern for her well-being mounts
1 week ago
Saudi women to get divorce confirmation by text message - oh that's alright then, as long as "they know". Geez... Couldn't make this stuff up #SaudiArabia


Last updated June 2018.