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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Saudi Arabia: Outspoken human rights defender sentenced ...
3 July 2013

A Saudi Arabian court has sentenced a prominent human rights defender to five years in prison and a 10-year travel ban. He is free pending his appeal ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/023/2013

Saudi Arabia: Human rights defender sentenced to prison
28 June 2013

A Saudi Arabian criminal court has sentenced human rights defender Dr Abdulkareem Yousef al-Khoder to eight years' imprisonment and a 10-year ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/022/2013

Saudi Arabian website founder still detained one year on ...
17 June 2013

In an action targeting King Abdullah, Amnesty International today urged the Saudi Arabian authorities to release immediately and unconditionally a website ...

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Saudi Arabia: Anniversary of the arrest of Raif Badawi
17 June 2013

On the anniversary of the arrest of Raif Badawi, Amnesty International is writing to the King of Saudi Arabia calling for the immediate and unconditional ...

Postcard       MDE 23/021/2013

Saudi Arabia: Raif Badawi [Postcard]
17 June 2013

Ind ex: MD E 2. 3/0 20/. 201 3 E. ngl ish. King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud The Custodian of the two Holy Mosques Office ...

Postcard       MDE 23/020/2013

Saudi Arabia: Appeal for human rights defenders facing up to ...
28 May 2013

Today's court appeal by two members of a prominent Saudi Arabian human rights organization is a bid for justice amid a broader crackdown on activism ...

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Saudi Arabia: Five beheaded and 'crucified' amid 'disturbing' ...
21 May 2013

Six people were executed in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, taking the total number of state killings in the country this year so far to at least 47.

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Saudi Arabia moves to stamp out new human rights NGO ...
1 May 2013

Four founding members of a nascent human rights group in Saudi Arabia have been interrogated and intimidated in their attempt to get their organization ...

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Saudi Arabia: Unfulfilled promises: Amnesty International ...
1 May 2013

In this submission, Amnesty International notes that Saudi Arabia appears to have implemented none of the central recommendations made in its previous ...

Report       MDE 23/018/2013

Saudi Arabia: Sheikh al-'Amr appeal may worsen sentence
29 April 2013

Sheikh Tawfiq Jaber Ibrahim al-'Amr risks a harsher sentence when his appeal is heard within the next few weeks. He has been serving a three-year ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/017/2013