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New Terrorism Law in Effect (February 04, 2014) by Constance Johnson

Saudi Arabia's new counterterrorism law, which was passed by the Saudi Council of Ministers on December ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Human rights; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Saudi Arabia

Defense Cooperation Agreement Signed (January 29, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On January 23, 2014, Indonesia and Saudi Arabia signed their first agreement on cooperation in defense ...

Topic: International affairs; Terrorism; Treaties and International Agreements/Terrorism; Treaties and International Agreements/Weapons
Jurisdiction: Indonesia; Saudi Arabia

New Regulation on Protection Against Abuse (September 10, 2013) by Issam Saliba

On August 26, 2013, the Council of Ministers of Saudi Arabia approved the Regulation to Protect ...

Topic: Criminal law and procedure; Domestic violence; Families
Jurisdiction: Saudi Arabia

Draft Law to Punish Individuals Who Use Social Media to Attack Islam (August 01, 2012) by George Sadek

On July 15, 2012, the Shura Council, also known as the Consultative Assembly, a body that ...

Topic: Communications
Jurisdiction: Saudi Arabia

Family Court Permits Divorce of a Couple Based on Husband's Smoking Habit (July 19, 2012) by George Sadek

On July 16, 2012, in a landmark decision, the Family Court of Saudi Arabia approved a ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: Saudi Arabia

Council of Ministers Approves Several Laws Regulating Real Estate Mortgage System (July 12, 2012) by George Sadek

On July 2, 2012, the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved five ...

Topic: Property
Jurisdiction: Saudi Arabia

Scholar States Churches Must Be Destroyed (March 19, 2012) by Issam Saliba

In response to a question on March 11, 2012, the highest religious ...

Topic: Church and state relations
Jurisdiction: Saudi Arabia

Journalist Deported to Face Blasphemy Charges (February 17, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On February 9, 2012, the police in Malaysia detained a journalist from Saudi Arabia, Hamza Kashgari; ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Malaysia; Saudi Arabia

King Overturns a Woman's Lashing Sentence (October 04, 2011) by George Sadek

On September 29, 2011, the King of Saudi Arabia granted a reprieve to a female driver ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: Saudi Arabia

Arrest of Woman for Driving (June 02, 2011) by Issam Saliba

Manal al-Sharif, a Saudi woman, was arrested in Dammam on May 21, 2011, for posting a ...

Topic: Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Saudi Arabia

Call for a Boycott of Municipal Elections (May 05, 2011) by Issam Saliba

In a petition published on the Internet, 67 Saudi activists, journalists, and intellectuals called for a ...

Topic: Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Saudi Arabia

Women Seek Participation in Upcoming Municipal Elections (April 22, 2011) by George Sadek

In April 2011, Saudi women activists wrote a memo to the designated authorities in the Ministry ...

Topic: Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Saudi Arabia

The Municipality Election (April 18, 2011) by George Sadek

On March 23, 2011, the Minister of Municipal and Rural Affairs of Saudi Arabia announced that ...

Topic: Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Saudi Arabia

The Regime Invokes Sharia Law to Prevent Public Protest (March 10, 2011) by Issam Saliba

In a declaration issued on March 6, 2011, the Council of Senior Religious Scholars in the ...

Topic: National security
Jurisdiction: Saudi Arabia

Sponsorship System for Foreign Workers Will Not Be Abolished (January 25, 2011) by George Sadek

On January 21, 2011, the Minister of Labor of Saudi Arabia announced that the government has ...

Topic: Labor
Jurisdiction: Saudi Arabia

Royal Decree Limits Authority to Issue Fatwas (August 25, 2010) by George Sadek

In August 2010, King Abdu Al Aziz bin Saud issued a Royal Decree limiting the authority ...

Topic: Church and state relations
Jurisdiction: Saudi Arabia

Royal Decree Overturns Court Decision Against Female Journalist (December 04, 2009) by George Sadek

On October 26, 2009, King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia issued a royal decree abolishing a criminal ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Saudi Arabia

Marriage of an Eight-Year-Old Girl Annulled (May 06, 2009) by Issam Saliba

On May 1, 2009, it was reported that an arranged marriage in Saudi Arabia between a ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: Saudi Arabia

Resolution Passed to Assist Children Suffering from Attention Deficit Disorder (March 16, 2009) by George Sadek

The Council of Ministers of Saudi Arabia has issued Resolution 35/50 on assisting children who suffer ...

Topic: Workers safety and health
Jurisdiction: Saudi Arabia

Rights of the Accused (May 02, 2008) by Issam Saliba

The National Association for Human Rights in Saudi Arabia published a booklet in Arabic titled ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Saudi Arabia

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Last updated: February 04, 2014