Open Letter From NGOs Calling On Companies Involved In Saudi Arabia’s NEOM Project To Condemn Human Rights Violations Accompanying It

June 2, 2020 | Letter to management consultant companies Freedom Forward joins human rights organization ALQST and ten other NGOs in calling for McKinsey, Boston Consulting Group, and Oliver Wyman to condemn Saudi Arabia’s planned megacity, NEOM, on account of the vast human rights violations involved in the project. All three companies are contracted for … Continue reading Open Letter From NGOs Calling On Companies Involved In Saudi Arabia’s NEOM Project To Condemn Human Rights Violations Accompanying It

17 NGOs call for Release of Saudi Women’s Rights Advocates

May 15, 2020 | Joint statement on Saudi Women's Rights advocates Freedom Forward joined a coalition of sixteen other organizations in denouncing the Saudi government's detention of Saudi women's rights activists. May 15, 2020 marks the two-year anniversary of this detention.Text below (PDF here):FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Stephen McInerney, Executive Director , POMED, stephen.mcinerney@pomed.org, 202-804-4749 (office); April Brady, Communications Director, … Continue reading 17 NGOs call for Release of Saudi Women’s Rights Advocates

Saudi Arabia: Violating Women’s Rights

Photo: Imprisoned Saudi women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul. Download as PDF brief In 2019, Saudi Arabia was ranked  among the worst places in the world to be a woman. While Saudi Arabia’s overall human rights record is abhorrent, such violations are exasperated exponentially for women. Many policies and practices endorsed and enforced by Saudi Arabia’s … Continue reading Saudi Arabia: Violating Women’s Rights