Saudi Arabia’s change in leadership in 2015 did not lead to significant human rights changes. Saudi authorities continued to arbitrarily arrest, try, and convict peaceful dissidents. Dozens of human rights defenders and activists are serving long prison sentences for criticizing authorities or advocating political and rights reforms. Authorities systematically discriminate against women and religious minorities. In 2015, Saudi Arabia carried out 158 executions, 63 for non-violent drug crimes.
Anonymous Press - Rio Summer Olympic Games
Anonymous are calling on the IOC to ban Saudi Arabia from this year’s Summer Olympics.
Anonymous and Operation Nimr “#OpNimr” are calling on the International Olympic Committee to ban Saudi Arabia from the upcoming Summer Olympics in Rio.
On January 2, 2016 Saudi Arabia executed and crucified 47 people, several of (...) Read more
8 February 2016
Anonymous Operation Nimr
Greetings citizens of the world. We are Anonymous. #OpNimr. To the government of Saudi Arabia:
The death sentence of Ali Mohammed al-Nimr is competently wrong and we will not stand by and watch. We Demand the release of the teenager Ali Mohammed al-Nimr or we will stop it our selves.
The youngster’s uncle, (...) Read more
26 September 2015