Category Archives: Saudi Arabia

Imprisoned for protecting the rights of others

He’s the lawyer who has defended so many others who have had their human rights denied. Now Waleed Abu al-Khair is imprisoned for his human rights activism. From setting up one of the few human rights organisations in Saudi Arabia … Continue reading

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Trapped in Saudi Arabia

Mauritania was the world’s last country to ban slavery only in 1981, and today it tops the Global Slavery Index with the highest prevalence of slavery. But while Mauritania still has difficulty coming to terms with traditional slavery, contemporary forms … Continue reading

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