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Two of the co-founders of a Saudi Arabian human rights organization have been imprisoned on charges related to their human rights activism and criticism of the ...
Urgent Action MDE 23/010/2013
Seven Saudi Arabian men have had their executions postponed (they were originally scheduled for 5 March). They could be executed as early as next week.
Urgent Action MDE 23/009/2013
Seven men are due to be executed in Saudi Arabia next week after being allegedly tortured into “confessing” to a crime. Here, five reasons why the death penalty ...
Seven Saudi Arabian men are scheduled to be executed on 5 March 2013. They have said they were tortured to make them “confess”, and sentenced to death following ...
Urgent Action MDE 23/008/2013
Hundreds of people detained in Saudi Arabia in the wake of a protest against the incarceration without charge or trial of their relatives must be immediately and ...
A Jordanian man has been held incommunicado in an undisclosed location in Saudi Arabia since 6 January. He was last seen being arrested by Saudi Arabian security ...
Urgent Action MDE 23/007/2013
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI index: MDE 23/006/2013. 12 February 2013. Saudi Arabia: Release women protesters. Three women ...
Public Statement MDE 23/006/2013
Ten people have been executed since the start of the year including, controversially, one man who had been tried twice for the same crime.
Abdullah Fandi al-Shammari was executed on 5 February in the city of Hail, in northern Saudi Arabia, for a killing committed in 1981 or 1982. He had spent over ...
Urgent Action MDE 23/005/2013
Former Saudi Arabian diplomat Mishal bin Zaar Hamad al-Mutiry left Qatar safely on 18 January and is now in Morocco.
Urgent Action MDE 22/003/2013