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The crackdown against WHRDs in Saudi Arabia, harassment and repression reported in Vietnam, Mauritania & Western Sahara

The latest issue of the monthly digest of alerts reports on the aggravated crackdown against women human rights defenders in Saudi Arabia.’s partners reiterate the call to put an end to all acts of harassment against human rights defenders in the country. In addition, the Consortium implementing the EU Human Rights Defenders mechanism is warning about the systematic persecution and judicial repression of human rights defenders in Vietnam, restrictions to travel faced by human rights defenders in Mauritania, and threats and harassment of human rights defenders in Western Sahara.

Moreover, more than 40 attacks and threats have been reported last month, according to the Index of Attacks and Alerts.