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Saudi Arabia: Two women arrested for driving
11 December 2014

Two Saudi Arabian women have been arrested for driving. Loujain al-Hathloul and Mayssa al-Amoudi, both supporters of the campaign for women's ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/037/2014

Amnesty International | Media Advisory: Saudi Arabia ban on ...
9 December 2014

Amnesty International spokespersons and local activists available for interview.

Press Release      

7 ways Saudi Arabia is silencing people online | Amnesty ...
6 December 2014

Raif Badawi is serving a 10-year prison sentence in Saudi Arabia, mainly for setting up a website. We talk to another local blogger – who has to remain ...

Story      

Saudi Arabia: the authorities continue to punish activists for ...
4 December 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: MDE 23/036/2014. 4 December 2014. Saudi Arabia: the authorities ...

Public Statement       MDE 23/036/2014

Saudi Arabia must immediately release four detained women
28 November 2014

The Saudi Arabian authorities must immediately release the four detained daughters of King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud and allow them to move ...

Public Statement       MDE 23/035/2014

Saudi Arabia: further information: executed, body not returned ...
26 November 2014

Ali Agirdas, a Turkish man convicted of drug-trafficking after an unfair trial, was executed on 20 November in Saudi Arabia's capital, Riyadh. His family ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/034/2014

Saudi Arabia: Human rights activist faces fresh trial ...
20 November 2014

Prisoner of conscience Mohammed al-Bajadi is being retried on the same charges for which he was sentenced to a four-year prison term in 2012. This ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/032/2014

Saudi Arabia: Further information: Jail sentence of activist ...
20 November 2014

Prominent Saudi Arabian human rights activist Fowzan al-Harbi has been detained again, immediately after being told that his sentence had been ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/033/2014

Saudi Arabia: Further information: Human rights defender ...
17 November 2014

Outspoken human rights defender Mikhlif al-Shammari has been sentenced to two years in prison and 200 lashes in the second case brought against ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/031/2014

Saudi Arabia: Lawyers sentenced over 'offensive' tweets
11 November 2014

A special court sentenced three Saudi Arabian lawyers to between five and eight years in prison over tweets deemed offensive to the Ministry of Justice ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/030/2014