Daily Archives: 5th January 2019

Rights defenders jailed in Bahrain and UAE should be released unconditionally, UN urges

4 January 2019 Human Rights The UN human rights office, OHCHR, has called for the immediate release of a prominent human rights defender in Bahrain, after the country’s highest court rejected a final appeal for his release on Monday. Nabeel … Continue reading

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Khashoggi trial in Saudi Arabia falls short of independent, international probe needed: UN rights chief

4 January 2019 Human Rights The criminal trial in Saudi Arabia of individuals suspected of being involved in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi does not meet the requirements of an independent and international probe requested by the UN’s top … Continue reading

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