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Dimah Talal Alsharif

Dimah Talal Alsharif is a Saudi legal consultant, head of the health law department at the law firm of Majed Garoub and a member of the International Association of Lawyers. 
Twitter: @dimah_alsharif 

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How to be sure clinical trials deliver results, safely

Scientific research is one of the broadest areas of creativity and intellectual development, given its essential goal in discovering medical or scientific solutions to issues that we may all face in our daily lives.

October 09, 2019

Welcoming tourists to Saudi Arabia is a benefit for all

Saudi Arabia is building strong bridges of communication with other countries and cultures throughout the world, by means of economic, social and cultural cooperation.

October 02, 2019

How economic sanctions can help to bring peace

At a time of growing tension in the Middle East, with so many countries beset by terrorism and all-out war, the role of international humanitarian law is increasingly important in attempts to maintain peace and security, and to resolve disputes between states.

September 24, 2019

The law protects you, but still beware when you buy online

As the volume of shopping we all do in bricks-and-mortar premises diminishes, replaced by the surge in online buying, many people leave themselves open to problems unique to internet activity — such as cybercrime, breaches of data privacy, and identity theft.

September 10, 2019

Freedom of opinion: Say what you like, but don’t harm others

If we are to believe what is often written in some sections of the international media, there is no freedom of opinion or expression in Saudi Arabia. In fact, nothing could be farther from the truth. Saudi law grants such freedoms to all.

September 04, 2019

When parents divorce, a child’s welfare comes first

When a marriage ends in divorce, it can be particularly upsetting for the couple’s children — whether because of instability in their circumstances, or because of disputes between their parents over custody or alimony.

August 20, 2019