Tuesday, 24 May 2022

Category: Legal

Super Cup: Amnesty calls on sides to stand up in Saudi

Published by Al-Araby Amnesty International is calling on the four clubs involved in the Spanish Super Cup in Saudi Arabia this week to take a stand over women’s rights and equality issues. Real Madrid, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid and Athletic Bilbao will compete in the revamped Super Cup in the Saudi capital Riyadh from 12–16 January […]

Human rights groups welcome Saudi princess, daughter release

Published by Al-Araby Human rights groups have welcomed the release of a Saudi princess and her daughter after almost three years in detention. Princess Basmah bint Saud bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, 57, was detained along with her daughter Souhoud Al-Sharif in 2019, reportedly when preparing to travel to Switzerland for medical treatment. Both were held in […]

Saudi, Ethiopia authorities ‘mistreating Tigrayan refugees’

Published by Al-Araby Riyadh has been urged to stop deporting Tigrayan refugees after thousands of them were detained, mistreated, and forcibly disappeared by Ethiopian authorities upon their return from Saudi Arabia. Ethiopians, including Tigrayans, have fled years of war, human rights abuses, and economic hardships at home for abroad, including to nearby Saudi Arabia. The […]

U.N. bodies urge Yemen’s Houthis to release two staff members

Published by Reuters UK (Reuters) – Yemen’s Houthi movement has detained two staff members of UNESCO and U.N. Human Rights since early November, the UN bodies said in a joint statement on Tuesday, calling for their immediate release. The statement gave no details on the two individuals, but a Yemeni government official told Reuters they […]

Death Toll From Haiti Truck Explosion Rises to 90, Official Says

PORT-UA-PRINCE, HAITI — More than a dozen people severely injured in a gas truck explosion last week have died, raising the total number of deaths to 90, the deputy mayor of Cap-Haitien, the city in Haiti where the tragedy occurred, said Monday.The cou…

4.9-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes off Jeju Island, Republic of Korea

Seoul, A 4.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the Republic of Korea’s southern island of Jeju Tuesday afternoon, Yonhap News Agency quoted the state weather agency as saying.The epicenter in the southwestern waters off Jeju Island was at a depth of 17 k…

UN, OHCHR Participate in Human Rights Achievements Forum in KSA

Riyadh, Saudi Human Rights Commission, on the occasion of International Human Rights Day 2021, organized a forum entitled “Achievements of Human Rights in Saudi Arabia”.President of the commission Dr. Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad said the Kingdom is witnes…