Freedom Forward and 18 organizations are urging the member nations of the World Trade Organization to reject Saudi Arabia's nominee for Director General of the WTO.
“COVID-19 Is Pushing a Quarter of the Arab World to Poverty, UN Warns,” Vice News, July 27, 2020. “Sunjeev Bery, the executive director of Freedom Forward, which campaigns for the United States to cut ties with developing world autocracies, said it was high time for Arab dictators to come good on their promises of reform. ‘The … Continue reading Media: COVID-19 Is Pushing a Quarter of the Arab World to Poverty, UN Warns | Vice News
On July 19th, Saudi journalist and prisoner of conscience, Saleh al-Shehi, died shortly after he was released from prison. Al-Shehi, who was described as a “dear friend” by the late Jamal Khashoggi, had been imprisoned in Saudi Arabia due to his public criticisms of government corruption. Al-Shehi’s death casts further light on the ongoing dangers … Continue reading Remembering Saleh al-Shehi
July 10, 2020 | Letter to Congress leaders regarding FY2021 NDAA Freedom Forward joined numerous other organizations in calling on Congressional leaders to support an amendment to the FY2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would pause all transfers of U.S. air-to-ground munitions to the Saudi/UAE-led coalition fighting the war in Yemen. Text below (PDF … Continue reading Joint letter to Congress from 20 NGOs regarding the FY2021 NDAA