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PETITION - Release Journalist Imprisoned for Tweets
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, imprisonment of journalists, freedom of speech, journalism and press freedom, human rights actvists, release, equity )

Sabine
- 26 days ago - forcechange.com
A Saudi Arabian court has imprisoned a local journalist for tweets written in support of human rights, the right of women to drive cars, and political prisoners. These tweets resulted in Alaa Brinji's being arrested and tried in Saudi Arabia's counter-ter
PETITION - Demand The Cancellation Of Arms Deal With Saudi Arabia
World  (tags: canada, Saudi Arabia, Arms Export Control Act, weapons trade, arms embargo, war crimes, unethical behaviour )

Sabine
- 34 days ago - forcechange.com
A Canadian arms manufacturer is proceeding with a $15 billion arms contract with the Saudi military. This comes despite mounting evidence of Saudi war crimes and evidence that previous arms shipments have fallen into the hands of groups that Saudi...
Nternationall Advertising Group Helped Whitewash Saudi Crimes
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, terrible human rights record, U.S. advertising company whitewashing )

Patricia
- 40 days ago - clarionproject.org
A U.S. advertising powerhouse worked with Saudi Arabia for 10 years to whitewash the Saudi's human-rights record, the UK*s Independent says. Following the execution of 47 protesters in January, Saudi F.M. took to U.S. media to defend Saudi reputation.
PETITION - Stop Selling Weapons To Saudi Arabia
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, weapon exports, weapons trade, arms trade, Prevention of Cruelty, bloody business, human rights abuses, prevention of war, prevention of crimes )

Sabine
- 54 days ago - forcechange.com
Saudi Arabia, a corrupt monarchy with a horrendous human rights record, is using American bombs to commit war crimes in Yemen. The Saudis continue to play an active role in Yemen's ongoing civil war, providing military support for Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi's
U.S. Made Cluster Bomb Use By Saudis in Yemen
World  (tags: cluster bombs, USA, Saudi Arabia, international treaty, Yemen, human rights )

Dandelion
- 55 days ago - nytimes.com
Human Rights Watch released a report Sunday providing new indications that Saudi Arabia has fired American-made cluster munitions, banned by international treaty, in civilian areas of Yemen, and said their use may also violate United States law.
WWIII The New Axis Of Evil
World  (tags: WWIII, humanity, middle east, Turkey, Iran, Israel, Syria, United States, UK, Lebanon, Qatar, Russia, Germany, France, Iraq, Saudi Arabia )

Dandelion
- 93 days ago - stormcloudsgathering.com
The concept that humanity is teetering on the edge of third world war is no longer the domain of the lunatic fringe. Those of you who have been paying attention know that in reality, the war is already underway. Watch it or read article both are the same
Four Patients Among Dead After Attack on Hospital in Yemen
World  (tags: Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Doctors Without Borders, Médecins Sans Frontières, Middle East and North Africa )

Judy
- 112 days ago - theguardian.com
Medecins Sans Frontieres condemns attack on Shiara hospital, saying attackers would have known it was a health facility.
SEC. KERRY: SANCTION SAUDI ARABIA!
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, human rights, sanctions, petitions )

Freya
- 115 days ago - codepink.org
We, the undersigned, call on United States Secretary of State John Kerry to immediately impose sanctions against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia due to their systematic, ongoing and egregious violations of religious freedoms.
PETITION - Denounce Saudi Arabia for Executing Dissidents
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, executions, dissidents, inhumanity, ethics, politics, conflict, Human Rights Violations, justice system, prevention, protection laws )

Sabine
- 116 days ago - forcechange.com
A Shiite cleric was executed in Saudi Arabia for speaking out against the persecution of this religious minority in the country and the royal family's role in the violence against them. Despite this being a clear act of oppression and a massive...
Tell Canada to Cancel Arms Deal With Saudi Arabia
World  (tags: Canada, Saudi Arabia, human rights, deals, trade, arms, petitions )

Freya
- 117 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Canadian government is proceeding with a controversial $15 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia even as it publicly condemns Riyadh for a mass execution of 47 people, including a dissident Shia Muslim cleric.
Saudis Cut Diplomatic Relations With Iran Following Shiite Cleric Execution
World  (tags: conflict, death, middle-east, violence, Saudi Arabia, iran, diplomatic relations, sunni, Shiite )

Naoko
- 119 days ago - japantoday.com
Saudi Arabia announced Sunday it was severing diplomatic relations with Shiite powerhouse Iran amid escalating tensions over the Sunni kingdom's execution of a prominent Shiite cleric.
US Warns Saudi Arabia's Execution of Prominent Cleric Risks Inflaming Sectarian Tensions
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, US warns execution risks worsening secta )

Rosie
- 119 days ago - theguardian.com
Saudi Arabia's execution of prominent cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr risks worsening sectarian tensions, the US has warned, joining a chorus of critics from the west and the Middle East who have condemned the killing. VIDEO.
Free Ashraf, Poet Facing Execution in Saudi Arabia
World  (tags: Amnesty International, Saudi Arabia, Ashraf Fayedh, poet and artist, sentenced to death, apostasy, TAKE ACTION )

Rosie
- 120 days ago - amnesty.org.uk
Ashraf Fayedh, a Palestinian poet and artist who lives in Saudi Arabia, has been sentenced to death for apostasy. The Saudi Arabian authorities claim that his poetry has questioned religion and spread atheism. PLEASE TAKE ACTION and ask for his release.
SAUDI ARABIA, FREE RAIF BADAWI
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, Raif Badawi, 10 years in prison and 1000 lashes, ill health. TAKE ACTION, Sign The Peition )

Rosie
- 120 days ago - amnesty.org.uk
Raif was flogged in public 50 times in January then halted on account of his ill health. Raif is still at risk of being publicly flogged 50 times after Friday prayers until he has been lashed 1000 times and has nearly a decade left to serve in prison.
Recruiting Mercenaries for Middle East Fuels Rancor in Colombia
World  (tags: Columbia, mercenaries, soldiers, contractors, Saudi Arabia, UAE )

Judy
- 120 days ago - bloomberg.com
Colombia's government is frustrated at having its top soldiers lured to the Middle East as mercenaries for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates when they are still needed to fight insurgents and drug traffickers, Defense Minister Villegas says.
 

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