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A Remarkable activity for HR Organizations in the UN Chambers Claims and comments for suspending the Saudi Membership in HRC

مجلس حقوق الانسان التابع للامم المتحدة

The headquarters of the Human Rights Council holding its 31th Session in Geneva, were full of remarkable activities of many international and Saudi human rights organizations to highlight the gross violations of human rights in Saudi Arabia, whether in terms of the freedom of expression, women’s rights or the mass executions which target the activists or political opponents. In the ...

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In concurrence with holding the 31th session of the UNHRC, Saudi Organizations comments on the ignorance and full deception practiced against the civil society

المنظمات السعودية

With the start of the 31th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) held in Geneva, and in the light of ignorance and full deception practiced by the Saudi authorities against the civil society in Saudi Arabia, each of the Saudi Organization for Rights and Freedoms, the Saudi European Organization for Human Rights, Advocating for Human Rights in ...

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Saudi Activist Hala Aldosari wins the Freedom House Prize.


The Saudi Organization for Rights and Freedoms gladly congrats Saudi activist and writer Hala Aldosari the winning of Freedom House Prize in the 75th anniversary of its establishment. SORAF also congrats Saudi society in general and Saudi women in particular for this achievement as Aldosari was the first Saudi to win this prize. She represents the free Saudi society including ...

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Saudi Organization for Rights & Freedoms (SAORF) and 12 NGOs Demand Release of Ali al-Nimr

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Marking the fourth anniversary of Ali al-Nimr’s arrest, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain and 11 other NGOs demand that Saudi Arabia repeal the death penalty against Ali al-Nimr and all other protesters who were arrested as minors, including Dawood Hussein al-Marhoon and Abdullah Hasan al-Zaher. Saudi security forces arrested Ali al-Nimr on 14 February 2012 for his participation in demonstrations that took place ...

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On the Death of Human Rights Defender Lord Eric Avebury


The Saudi Organization for Rights and Freedoms is saddened to hear of the death of Eric Avebury, a staunch defender of human rights, a member in the British Parliament and a member in the administration of the Gulf Centre for Human Rights, who died at 87. SORAF expresses deepest condolences to human rights activists in general and the Gulf Centre ...

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