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REVEALED: UK, Saudi Conspired in Secret to Clinch UN Human Rights Seats

REVEALED: UK, Saudi Conspired in Secret to Clinch UN Human Rig...

Many have wondered how Saudi Arabia, a nation with a deplorable human rights record, was elected to the UN human rights council in 2013. According to newly translated WikiLeaks cables, a "secret deal" with the British government played a key role. ... Sputnik, 6 days ago
Washington Post

Dutch end bid for UN fact-finding mission in war-torn Yemen

By , GENEVA — Dutch diplomats have dropped their attempt at the top U.N. human rights body to launch a fact-finding mission in war-torn Yemen, clearing the way for a rival initiative led by Saudi Arabia — a major protagonist in the conflict.
 Washington Post5 days ago Dutch drop bid for UN fact-finding...  LocalNews7.com5 days ago Dutch drop bid for UN fact-finding mission in Yemen in face of Saudi proposal at rights body  DailyNews724.com5 days ago
International Business Times UK

UK made 'secret pact' with Saudi Arabia for human rights council place

The UK made a clandestine vote-trading deal with Saudi Arabia to enable both countries to secure a place in the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), leaked Saudi diplomatic cables have revealed. The classified documents suggest David Cameron's ...
 International Business Times UK5 days ago
Washington Post

Why one of the world's worst human rights offenders is leading a U.N. human rights panel

Saudi Arabiais having a terrible year on the human rights front. In the past few months, the U.S. ally has drawn widespread condemnation for subjecting a blogger to 1,000 lashes with a cane for writing about free speech, and for itsplans to execute ...
 Washington Post1 week ago

Saudi Arabia Upholds Death by Crucifixion for Teen

Ali Mohammed al-Nimr faces death by crucifixion in Saudi Arabia after a court dismissed his final appeal. Human rights groups are condemning the punishment, especially since he was only 17 when authorities arrested him in 2012 on charges of ...
 Breitbart.com2 weeks ago Saudi Arabia's troubling crucifixion case (Opinion)  CNN1 week ago Saudi teen to be crucified for involvement in anti-Government...  Irish Independent1 week ago Yemen Feature: Saudi Arabia's Charm Offensive in New York Deaths? What Deaths?  EA WorldView1 week ago
Huffington Post Canada

Harper Defends Canada's Military Deal With Saudi Arabia

OTTAWA — Stephen Harper is defending a major military deal with Saudi Arabia in the face of questions about human rights abuses in that country. He sayscancelling the contract could punish Ontario plant workers. The issue aroseas a young man, ...
 Huffington Post Canada1 week ago Harper on Saudi military deal  CBC1 week ago Harper defends Canada's military vehicle contract with Saudi Arabia  CTV News1 week ago Campaign talk turns to London military manufacturer  Newstalk 1290 CJBK1 week ago
The Nation Pakistan

KSA urged to immediately halt child executions

UNITED NATIONS - A group of United Nations human rights experts have urged the Saudi Arabian Government to stop the imminent execution of Ali Mohammed al-Nimr, convicted for a crime he allegedly committed as a child. According to a UN press ...
 The Nation Pakistan1 week ago UN Experts Call on Saudi Arabia to Halt Child Executions  101gold.com1 week ago Riyadh must stop child executions: UN  PressTV.com1 week ago UN rights experts urge Saudi Arabia to immediately halt child executions  United Nations1 week ago

Saudi-led raid on Yemen plant appears unlawful: Human Rights Watch

Friday's attack on two compounds at the Mokha steam power plant in western Yemen was one of several air strikes in Yemen's war that appear to have been unlawful but have not been investigated by anyone.
 DNA2 months ago

Human Rights Watch says Saudi-led Yemen raid 'apparent war crime'

Human Rights Watch condemned as an "apparent war crime" a Saudi-led air raid in Yemen last week that it said killed at least 65 civilians. DUBAI: Human Rights Watch condemned as an "apparent war crime" on Tuesday a Saudi-led air raid in Yemen last week that ...
 Economic Times2 months ago HRW says Saudi-led Yemen raid `apparent war crime`  Zee News2 months ago
The Times Of Israel

UN experts, NGOs call on Saudi Arabia not to execute youth

A group of UN experts has joined the call of human rights groups, asking Saudi Arabia to spare the life of a man convicted of crimes allegedly committed when he was minor, during protests inspired by the Arab Spring. Ali al-Nimr, a nephew of ...
 The Times Of Israel1 week ago Outcry over Saudi plan to behead, crucify man  KTXS-TV1 week ago
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