Repressive media laws in Gulf Cooperation Countries reflect concerning press freedom trends.
In a letter to the UN Secretary-General, IFEX and other signatories stress that hosting the next IGF in Saudi Arabia will severely undermine civil society’s ability to participate in the annual meeting, given the great risks to physical and digital safety and security it will pose.
On fifth anniversary of Jamal Khashoggi murder, the Biden administration must prioritise human rights in Saudi Arabia
Rights groups call on the Biden administration to address the escalating crackdown on free expression.
Saudi Arabia: Authorities continue to persecute imprisoned human rights defenders and other activists
Death penalty is a risk for anyone who expresses their opinion on social media networks.
GCHR believes strongly that the death penalty has been used widely as a political tool by the Saudi authorities.
This latest execution brings the total number of persons killed to 36 this year alone.
IFEX joins rights groups highlighting the significant risk of a new cloud data center to human rights and privacy.
Saudi activists issue a roadmap for reform, prioritizing human rights and rule of law in the country.
Saudi authorities must release human rights defender Mohammed Al-Qahtani and other arbitrarily detained ACPRA members
Co-founder of disbanded civil rights group Al-Qahtani has been held in incommunicado detention for over six months.
The country’s new data protection law grants broad access to personal data by government agencies, says HRW.
Badawi remains banned from leaving Saudi Arabia for 10 years and expressing his opinions online.
Rights groups call on F1 to disclose human rights clauses amid concerns over sportswashing in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia
IFEX and rights groups warn that Formula 1’s activities in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia will only aid in sportswashing abuses if human rights concerns are not addressed.
The prominent Saudi human rights defender has been forcibly disappeared for more than three months.
IFEX and rights groups demand release of Internet activists Osama Khalid, Ziad Al-Sufyani, and others sentenced for online activism.