Refrain from interfering in Saudi Arabia’s judicial process, UN rights body told

Saudi Arabia has a fair and independent judiciary and does not accept in any way; any prejudice to the sovereignty of its judicial process from any party, Dr. Abdul Aziz Al-Wasel, the Kingdom’s permanent representative to the United Nations in Geneva, said on Wednesday.

He also stressed Saudi Arabia’s refusal to accept any interference in its judicial affairs.

In an audience with Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Nada Al-Nashif, Al-Wasel explained that the Kingdom has taken; during the past few years, important historical steps in the field of women’s rights and their empowerment at all levels; and that this came under the directives of the government of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and the direct attention of Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman.

He called on the high commissioner for human rights; in order to stay away from politicizing human rights issues and respect the sovereignty and independence of states and the provisions of their judicial bodies.