Are you ready to stand in solidarity with international human rights defenders? You’re invited to Freedom Forward's first Freedom Community Call! We will be joined by: -- Lina al-Hathloul, sister of Saudi Arabian women's rights defender Loujain al-Hathloul. -- Bethany Alhaidari, women’s rights advocate who lived in Saudi Arabia for close to a decade and now serves as … Continue reading Sign Up for the First Freedom Community Call
Freedom Forward joins with over 40 organizations to call on President Biden to impose sanctions on Saudi Arabia's dictator, Mohamed Bin Salman, and the leadership of the Saudi Public Investment Fund (PIF): In response to the release of the long-awaited declassification of the U.S. national intelligence report regarding the involvement of Saudi Crown Prince Mohamed … Continue reading Freedom Forward and 40+ Organizations Demand U.S. Sanctions on Saudi Arabia’s Dictator and Public Investment Fund Leaders
The redacted US intelligence report (PDF) on the murder of Jamal Khashoggi was made available for downloading via the Office of the Director of National Intelligence website today. Report by the U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence: "Assessing the Saudi Government's Role in the Killing of Jamal Khashoggi," February 11, 2021.
Freedom Forward presents former U.S. Ambassador Melanne Verveer with our Defending Dictators Award of Shame. This award “recognizes” Ambassador Verveer for partnering with the United Arab Emirates, a brutal dictatorship that is responsible for the deaths of thousands of women in Yemen and the imprisonment and torture of women in the UAE and abroad. As … Continue reading Defending Dictators Award of Shame: Melanne Verveer