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Saudi's controversial new counter-terrorism law comes into effect

Saudi's controversial new counter-terrorism law comes into effect

Sunday, 2 February 2014 12:52 PM

Human Rights Watch says new law in the kingdom will see people locked up for “peaceful activities that have nothing to do with terrorism”

Rights group calls on Qatar to reform labour laws

Rights group calls on Qatar to reform labour laws

Tuesday, 21 January 2014 2:32 PM

Human Rights Watch says Gulf state needs to make pledge to stop abuses following global criticism in 2013

Saudi's king urged to reject new anti-terror law

Saudi's king urged to reject new anti-terror law

Saturday, 4 January 2014 11:14 AM

Human Rights Watch calls on ruler to rethink plan to launch new counterterrorism legislation

Groups urge Saudi king to address human rights concerns

Groups urge Saudi king to address human rights concerns

Saturday, 9 November 2013 11:31 AM

Six rights groups pen letter to ruler as Gulf kingdom campaigns for seat on UN Human Rights Council

MidEast 'must do more' on domestic worker protection

MidEast 'must do more' on domestic worker protection

Sunday, 3 November 2013 10:36 AM

New report highlights wide range of abuses; says pace of legal reforms are far too slow

Journalist said to be held over support for Saudi female drivers

Journalist said to be held over support for Saudi female drivers

Friday, 1 November 2013 11:10 AM

Human Rights Watch urges authorities to release Tariq al-Mubarak immediately, stop harassment

Time to end Saudi driving ban, says rights group

Time to end Saudi driving ban, says rights group

Friday, 25 October 2013 12:40 PM

Human Rights Watch makes call as female activists plan day of defiance on Saturday

Saudi's Al Jaber inks human rights agreement

Saudi's Al Jaber inks human rights agreement

Wednesday, 18 September 2013 7:05 PM

Billionaire's foundation signs deal to support work of Human Rights Watch in Arab world

Rights group urges more detail on Saudi abuse law

Rights group urges more detail on Saudi abuse law

Saturday, 7 September 2013 11:25 AM

Human Rights Watch says authorities must disclose who will police domestic abuse violations

Activists urge Saudi to permit rights groups

Activists urge Saudi to permit rights groups

Thursday, 29 August 2013 10:20 AM

HRW says Gulf country must pass associations law to stop gov’t interference

Rights group slams lashings, jail for Saudi website founder

Rights group slams lashings, jail for Saudi website founder

Wednesday, 31 July 2013 3:44 PM

Human Rights Watch brands sentence handed to Raif Badawi as 'incredibly harsh'

Rights group slams jail term for Saudi activist

Rights group slams jail term for Saudi activist

Monday, 24 June 2013 9:39 AM

Mikhlif al-Shammari was handed five years in jail for 'sowing discord' through writings

Human rights group criticises executions in Kuwait

Human rights group criticises executions in Kuwait

Wednesday, 19 June 2013 8:46 AM

Gulf state hangs two Egyptians for murder, abduction and rape; second set of executions in 2013

New wave of strikes could hit GCC construction sector

New wave of strikes could hit GCC construction sector

Friday, 7 June 2013 11:07 AM

Human rights group says exploitation of migrant workers is 'as bad as ever' in region

Rights group urges UAE not to deport strikers

Rights group urges UAE not to deport strikers

Sunday, 26 May 2013 2:01 PM

Overseas labourers at builder Arabtec went on strike last week seeking higher pay

Yemen's ex-president to face protester deaths probe - HRW

Yemen's ex-president to face protester deaths probe - HRW

Wednesday, 1 May 2013 10:00 AM

Around 45 deaths occurred at an anti-government protest in March 2011, says rights group

Saudi must release man in paralysis case – lobbyists

Saudi must release man in paralysis case – lobbyists

Sunday, 14 April 2013 12:50 PM

Man convicted of paralysing friend must pay compensation of $266,000 or stay in jail indefinitely

HRW urges lifting of legal barriers for Saudi women

HRW urges lifting of legal barriers for Saudi women

Sunday, 14 April 2013 8:48 AM

International rights group makes call after first female wins licence as trainee lawyer

Saudi Arabia set to crucify convicted thief

Saudi Arabia set to crucify convicted thief

Tuesday, 12 March 2013 10:21 AM

Man is one of seven prisoners sentenced to death for robbing jewellery in the kingdom

War of words intensifies on Bahrain human rights

War of words intensifies on Bahrain human rights

Friday, 8 March 2013 12:17 PM

Human Rights Watch hits back at claims that it published 'biased and deceptive' report


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Lift Kuwait protest ban, says Human Rights Watch

Sunday, 11 November 2012 10:59 AM

Since mid-October security forces have used tear gas to disperse protests by opposition

Syrians queuing for bread attacked - Human Rights Watch

Thursday, 30 August 2012 3:32 PM

Government forces bombed and fired artillery on ten bakeries, killing about 60 people, say activists

12,000 arrested in Egypt since January, Human Rights Watch says

Sunday, 11 September 2011 12:17 PM

US-based watchdog says the number is greater than during Mubarak's entire 30-year rule

Human Rights Watch backs likely ban on Filipino maids

Tuesday, 6 September 2011 10:57 AM

Watchdog urges other countries to increase measures to protect their nationals working abroad

Obama urged to tackle human rights issues on Saudi visit

Friday, 28 March 2014 2:14 AM

Human Rights Watch calls on US President to voice concerns during first visit to Gulf kingdom since 2009

Saudi's Al Jaber inks human rights agreement

Wednesday, 18 September 2013 7:05 PM

Billionaire's foundation signs deal to support work of Human Rights Watch in Arab world

War of words intensifies on Bahrain human rights

Friday, 8 March 2013 12:17 PM

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Kuwait human rights on decline, says HRW

Friday, 15 February 2013 11:23 AM

New Human Rights Watch report says conditions deteriorated in 2012 during political crisis

Bahrain slams 'unbalanced' report on human rights

Monday, 2 April 2012 12:55 PM

Human Rights Watch said the government had not carried out the recommendations promised

Rights group calls on Qatar to reform labour laws

Tuesday, 21 January 2014 2:32 PM

Human Rights Watch says Gulf state needs to make pledge to stop abuses following global criticism in 2013

Time to end Saudi driving ban, says rights group

Friday, 25 October 2013 12:40 PM

Human Rights Watch makes call as female activists plan day of defiance on Saturday

Rights group urges more detail on Saudi abuse law

Saturday, 7 September 2013 11:25 AM

Human Rights Watch says authorities must disclose who will police domestic abuse violations

Rights group slams lashings, jail for Saudi website founder

Wednesday, 31 July 2013 3:44 PM

Human Rights Watch brands sentence handed to Raif Badawi as 'incredibly harsh'

Human rights groups slam Bahrain F1 decision

Saturday, 4 June 2011 10:01 AM

New York based Human Rights Watch says decision to reschedule race is 'highly questionable'

Rights group welcomes bail ruling for Kuwaiti politician

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 9:09 AM

Human Rights Watch also says charges should never have been brought against Mussalam al-Barrak


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