Latest News for: Riyadh lawyer


Australian facing extradition from Morocco to Saudi 'wrong' man: lawyer

The New Arab 13 Mar 2021
Osama Al Hasani's name and birth did not correspond with those of the man sought in Riyadh's arrest warrant, according to his lawyer. An Australian detained in Morocco and threatened with extradition to Saudi Arabia, where rights groups fear he would face torture, is not the man identified in Riyadh's arrest warrant, his lawyer said Friday.

Sudan: Unlawful Detentions by Rapid Support Forces

Human Rights Watch 01 Mar 2021
Between September 2020 and February 2021, Human Rights Watch interviewed four former detainees, two family members, and a lawyer in cases in which the RSF had unlawfully held civilians ... He said RSF denied him access to a lawyer. He spent eight days in the al-Riyadh and al-Manshiya locations before being transferred to al-Huda federal prison.

Lawsuit: MbS Sought to Lure Ex-Spymaster’s Family to Harm

Kayhan 06 Feb 2021
RIYADH (Dispatches) – Lawyers have filed an amended complaint in the U.S.-based lawsuit against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS) containing allegations about attempts to "lure” an ex-spymaster’s family to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and summons for two alleged members of the "Tiger” hit squad.

Law firm praises Saudi Arabia tax amnesty extension

Arab News 03 Feb 2021
RIYADH. A senior tax lawyer has praised Saudi Arabia’s decision to extend the tax amnesty for international companies to June 30 ... If it is settled between April and May, there will be 75 percent exemption of fines ... ....

Women in Saudi Arabia reflect on a year of progress and change

The National 30 Dec 2020
Saudi women have more rights than ever before,” Hayat Osman, a young lawyer in Riyadh, told The National ... of various sectors of the community on what matters most to women and how we can ensure women’s economic empowerment,” she said during the summit in Riyadh last month.

Loujain Al-Hathloul jailed for 68 months, with half sentence suspended

Arab News 29 Dec 2020
Saudi Arabia’s Public Prosecutor and the attorney for Loujain Al-Hathloul, sentenced to 68 months in prison under counterterrorism laws, will both file an appeal against the verdict of the Specialized Criminal Court in Riyadh, sources told Arab News.

Trump administration considering immunity for Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman: report

The Hill 23 Dec 2020
In November, State Department officials requested information from Aljabri’s lawyers on their views on Riyadh’s immunity request for Mohammed bin Salman, according to documents reviewed by The New York Times ... Aljabri’s son Khalid told the Times that he fears Riyadh would view any ...

Saudi King Salman should keep his son on a tight rein

Middle East Monitor 10 Dec 2020
Kushner's insidious influence led to dozens of Palestinians, including the Islamic Resistance Movement's official representative in Riyadh and his son, being arrested last year and pushed through secret courts without lawyers or any knowledge of the charges against them.

US judge orders partial disclosure of Khashoggi murder files

The Times of India 09 Dec 2020
The CIA concluded that the young royal had been responsible for the killing, straining relations between the United States - where Khashoggi lived - and Riyadh ... "The court's judgement is a vital step towards ending impunity for the murder," said Amrit Singh, the foundation's lead lawyer in the case.

NGO to Riyadh: Release Palestinian, Jordanian Detainees

Kayhan 15 Nov 2020
RIYADH (Dispatches) – The UK-based Arab Organization for Human Rights (AOHR) has renewed its call on Saudi Arabia to release Palestinian and Jordanian citizens who have been detained in Saudi prisons for more than twenty months.

Saudi authorities arrest 22, seize SR600 million in KSA’s ‘largest case of corruption’

Arab News 17 Oct 2020
Crime investigators from the Saudi Oversight and Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha) apprehended 13 government employees from the municipality of Riyadh region, four businessmen, and five expats working for contracting companies over serious fraud allegations ... Riyadh lawyer, Faisal Al-Tayie, told Al-Ekhbariya.

Rapatriated OFW Policarpio assured of DOLE help

Manila Bulletin 27 Sep 2020
According to Labor Attache Nasser Mustafa of the Philippine Overseas Labor Office in Riyadh, Policarpio was repatriated last week, two years after being acquitted on the murder of her Lebanese employer ... The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh provided her with a lawyer from the AI Kheraiji Law Office, which helped her obtain an acquittal in November 2018 ... .

Arranged Marriage: Bahrain and Israel’s Peculiar ‘Peace’

Antiwar 15 Sep 2020
Riyadh’s princely landlords run it like rentier-racketeers ... Made in Riyadh ... Bahrain’s Sunni royals do whatever is cooked up for them in Riyadh ... Manama counts on Riyadh’s cash bailouts to prop up the economy and its troops to shield the Al-Khalifas from their own restive Shia subjects.

U.S. Judge Orders 24 Saudi Officials to Testify in 9/11 Case

Kayhan 12 Sep 2020
NEW YORK (Dispatches) -- A U.S ... from 1983 to 2005, and his longtime chief of staff Ahmed al-Qattan. James Kreindler, a lawyer for the victims, called the decision a "major development” because the Riyadh regime had produced little documentation concerning its officials working in the United States before the attacks ... The families are elated.” ... ....

US judge orders testimony from Saudi officials in 9/11 9/11 attacks lawsuit

Press TV 12 Sep 2020
James Kreindler, a lawyer for the victims, called the decision a "major development" because the Riyadh regime had produced little documentation concerning its officials working in the United States before the attacks.