Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia must protect financial rights of migrant workers

Saudi Arabia must protect financial rights of migrant workers

On 14 March, the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, long known for the oppressive treatment of foreign workers, enacted a law
Need for human rights due diligence to curb sportswashing

Need for human rights due diligence to curb sportswashing

The recent attempted takeover of an English Premier League (EPL) club backed by Saudi Arabia's Public Investment ...
In Unregulated Spaces: Empowering Female Migrant Workers from India

In Unregulated Spaces: Empowering Female Migrant Workers from India

On 4 May 2018, Sheeja Das, an Indian migrant worker, was forced to jump off her employer's residence in Muscat, ...
The UK and Saudi Arabia: Human Rights and the Perils of Petrodollar Morality – Part II

The UK and Saudi Arabia: Human Rights and the Perils of Petrodollar Morality – Part II

In Part I, we looked at how the UK’s “special relationship” with Saudi Arabia underpins its half-hearted approach ...
The UK and Saudi Arabia: Human Rights and the Perils of Petrodollar Morality – Part I

The UK and Saudi Arabia: Human Rights and the Perils of Petrodollar Morality – Part I

The Human Rights and Democracy Report (2015) recently released by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office ...
Je Suis Margot Wallstrom

Je Suis Margot Wallstrom

Margot Wallstrom, the Swedish foreign minister, ignited a diplomatic war when she publicly criticized the Saudi ...

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