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Saudi Arabia: Women's rights activist detained: Souad al ...
6 November 2014

Women's rights activist Souad al-Shammari was detained on 28 October following her first interrogation session. Amnesty International believes she ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/029/2014

Wire, November/December 2014. Vol. 44, issue 006
1 November 2014

1) Agenda 2) Up front: 'I would like to thank everyone so much' 3) Write for Rights: 'Together we have such power' 4) An easy guide to Write for Rights ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/006/2014

Saudi Arabia: Cleric sentenced to death after flawed trial ...
31 October 2014

Prominent Saudi Arabian Shi'a Muslim cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr has been sentenced to death on vague charges and after a deeply flawed trial. His ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/028/2014

Saudi Arabia: Filipino worker released from Saudi prison ...
21 October 2014

Filipino domestic worker Ruth Cosrojas was released from a Saudi Arabian prison on 29 September and deported back to the Philippines the following ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/027/2014

Saudi Arabia: Appalling death sentence against Shi'a cleric ...
15 October 2014

A death sentence passed today against a dissident Shi'a Muslim cleric in Saudi Arabia for “disobeying the ruler”, “inciting sectarian strife” and “encouraging ...

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Saudi Arabia's ACPRA: How the kingdom silences its human ...
10 October 2014

This briefing focuses on the cases of 11 human rights activists in Saudi Arabia who are either imprisoned or on trial and facing imprisonment. All 11 are ...

Report       MDE 23/025/2014

Muzzling dissent: Saudi Arabia's efforts to choke civil society ...
9 October 2014

Peaceful human rights activists have been routinely harassed, rounded up like criminals and often ill-treated in detention as the Saudi Arabian authorities ...

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Saudi Arabia: Prison and 1,000 lashes for setting up a website ...
1 October 2014

Raif Badawi was jailed for 10 years in May 2014. He was charged with creating the 'Saudi Arabian Liberals' website and insulting Islam. His sentence ...

Document       MDE 23/017/2014

Saudi Arabia: Prison and 1,000 lashes for setting up a website ...
1 October 2014

RAIF BADAWI SAUDI ARABIA Raif Badawi was jailed for 10 years and sentenced to 1,000 lashes after starting an online forum for social and ...

Poster       MDE 23/022/2014

Saudi Arabia: further information: Hajras al-Qurey executed
22 September 2014

Hajras al-Qurey was executed on 22 September 2014 for drug-trafficking, despite maintaining that he was tortured into “confessing” to the crime and ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/024/2014