Category Archives: Legal Matters

‘What’s Lost is Truth’: In Yemen, Harassment, Arrests and Torture Drive Reporters from Profession

ISTANBUL – Seven years ago, I met a fearless freelance journalist in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, covering weapons trafficking, extreme poverty and al-Qaida. He was arrested and, after a month, released.  The journalist, whose name is being withheld to protect

Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Robert A. Destro On the Release of the 2019 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

ASSISTANT SECRETARY DESTRO: Well, good morning, everybody. The – let me make a few opening remarks, and then I’ll be open for questions.It’s a great privilege to represent the United States in this forum and to work as

US Calls Out Iran, China and Venezuela on Human Rights Abuses

STATE DEPARTMENT - The United States is accusing authoritarian governments around the world of suppressing people with severe human rights "violations and abuses" to control any activities that might threaten their power."Experience teaches that govern...

Israeli forces arrest 14 Palestinians in West Bank

Ramallah, Israeli forces, early Monday, launched a large-scale arrest campaign in various parts of the West Bank, during which they arrested 14 Palestinians.A statement by the Palestinian Prisoners Society said that the Israeli army broke into various ...

SAUDIS’ ARREST OF 2 PRINCES CALLED A WARNING TO ROYAL FAMILY

Two senior princes in Saudi Arabia are under arrest for not supporting Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who has consolidated control of all major levers of power with the support of his father, King Salman, two people close to the

Israeli forces arrest 14 Palestinians in West Bank

Ramallah, Israeli forces on Tuesday detained 14 Palestinians in various West Bank cities and Jerusalem (AlQuds), a Palestinian source said.In a statement, the Palestinian Prisoners Society said Israeli army stormed the cities of Bethlehem, Tulkarem, Ra...

KSrelief Project Masam Presents Its Achievements in 2nd Riyadh International Humanitarian Forum

Riyadh, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center's project for clearing mines (Masam) has presented its achievements related to dismantling antipersonnel mines, unexploded ordnance, and explosive devices in the accompanying exhibition of 2nd Riya...

KSrelief Supervisor General Meets with UN Undersecretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator

Riyadh, Advisor at the Royal Court and Supervisor General of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabeeah met here today with United Nations Undersecretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergenc...