Fears for Saudi doctor missing since arrest in May
ALQST has received credible news that Lina Alsharif, a 33-year-old Saudi physician, was arrested several weeks ago and may still be forcibly disappeared.
European Parliament passes resolution calling on EU member states to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for human rights abuses
On Thursday, 8 July 2021, the European Parliament passed a resolution condemning human rights abuses in Saudi Arabia.
ALQST mourns the death of its Executive Director Alaa Al-Siddiq
With deep sadness, ALQST mourns the death of its Executive Director, icon of the Emirati human rights movement Alaa Al-Siddiq, in a tragic traffic accident on Saturday, 19 June 2021.
Execution of Saudi youth casts doubt on authorities' claims of reform
The execution of Mustafa Hashem al-Darwish on 15 June 2021 calls into doubt the Saudi authorities' claim to have abolished the death penalty for minors.
Death of detainee after contracting COVID-19 highlights Saudi authorities' gross medical negligence
The death on 8 May 2021 of detainee Zaheer Ali Shareeda al-Mohammed Ali highlights the Saudi authorities’ gross negligence with regard to prisoners.
Google should halt plans to establish Cloud Region in Saudi Arabia
The undersigned human rights and digital rights organisations urge Google to immediately halt its plan to establish a new Google Cloud region in Saudi Arabia.
Torture in Saudi Arabia - Impunity Reigns
The report, by ALQST for Human Rights in cooperation with the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR), presents a detailed investigation into torture in Saudi Arabia.
Abuses Under Scrutiny: Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
ALQST's latest annual report documents and discusses key human rights developments in Saudi Arabia throughout 2020.
ALQST 2019 Annual Report shows severity of human rights situation in Saudi Arabia
Annual report issued by ALQST in the first quarter of each year, monitoring and documenting the main events of the previous year.
Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions: “Investigation into the unlawful death of Mr Jamal Khashoggi”
On 2 October 2018, the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to obtain papers he needed to get married.