NGO coalition says Saudi Arabia must be held to account

first_img News A coalition of more than 160 NGOs, including Reporters Without Borders (RSF), is demanding concrete measures to end the impunity that Saudi Arabia has until now enjoyed for its many human rights violations, of which journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder on 2 October is just one. The NGO coalition is also asking the UN General Assembly to suspend Saudi Arabia from the UN Human Rights Council because the Khashoggi murder is just the latest in a series of systematic human rights violations, including arbitrary arrests and death sentences, of which journalists are often the targets. June 8, 2021 Find out more Receive email alerts News The more than 160 NGOs are relaying the joint request that RSF, Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and the Committee to Protect Journalists sent to the United Nations secretary-general requesting an independent international enquiry into Khashoggi’s murder. April 28, 2021 Find out more The coalition calls on Saudi Arabia to immediately release all political prisoners – including 28 arbitrarily detained journalists and bloggers, portraits of whom RSF has just unveiled – and to respect its international obligations. More details are available in the text of the declaration below. Organisation Help by sharing this information Saudi media silent on RSF complaint against MBS Saudi ArabiaMiddle East – North Africa Condemning abusesInternational bodies United NationsViolence center_img News to go further NSO Group hasn’t kept its promises on human rights, RSF and other NGOs say RSF joins Middle East and North Africa coalition to combat digital surveillance Saudi ArabiaMiddle East – North Africa Condemning abusesInternational bodies United NationsViolence News Related documents saudi_arabia_-_joint_statement_26_october_2018_fr.docxVND.OPENXMLFORMATS-OFFICEDOCUMENT.WORDPROCESSINGML.DOCUMENT – 32.47 KBsaudi_arabia_-_joint_statement_26_october_2018_final.docxVND.OPENXMLFORMATS-OFFICEDOCUMENT.WORDPROCESSINGML.DOCUMENT – 21.74 KBsaudi_arabia_-_joint_statement_ar._26_october_2018_ff12.docMSWORD – 123.5 KB RSF_en Follow the news on Saudi Arabia March 9, 2021 Find out more October 26, 2018 NGO coalition says Saudi Arabia must be held to accountlast_img read more

Christian Pulisic injury update: USMNT star limps off in tie, but coach not worried

first_img Christian Pulisic preserves unbeaten start under Gregg Berhalter After breaking the deadlock inside five minutes for his 10th international goal, Pulisic received treatment and left the BBVA Compass Stadium pitch in the 35th minute — U.S. Soccer describing the problem as a right quadriceps injury.Afterward, Berhalter — who revealed Pulisic was in the process of undergoing an MRI — told reporters: “I’m not worried. Related News WATCH HIM WORK! @cpulisic_10 puts away the opener in Houston!— U.S. Soccer MNT (@USMNT) March 27, 2019″You look into the why, you do an inquiry of why that’s happening, and you make adjustments. He’s at a top club [Borussia Dortmund], he’s going to a top club [Chelsea]. U.S. Men’s National Team coach Gregg Berhalter moved to allay injury fears over Christian Pulisic after the star attacker hobbled off against Chile.Pulisic scored before he was forced from the field with a muscle injury in USA’s 1-1 friendly draw Tuesday in Houston. “We have very high-level medical personnel on our side and we’ll get it right.”Pulisic, 20, has scored two goals and tallied three assists in 15 Bundesliga appearances for title hopefuls Dortmund this season.Dortmund will be sweating over his fitness with a top-of-the-table showdown against Bayern Munich looming April 6.last_img read more