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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Saudi Arabia: Further information: Jordanian released from ...
10 April 2013

A Jordanian man who had been held incommunicado in Saudi Arabia since 6 January was released on 7 April. It had been 91 days since he was last ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/013/2013

Saudi Arabia: Further information: Website founder's case ...
28 March 2013

The case of Raif Badawi, a man who set up a website in Saudi Arabia, has now come before an appeal court. Amnesty International considers Raif Badawi ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/012/2013

Saudi Arabia: Further information: Seven men publicly ...
14 March 2013

Seven Saudi Arabian men were publicly executed on 13 March in Abha, Saudi Arabia, despite appeals by family and international organizations to halt ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/011/2013

Saudi Arabia: Further information: NGO founders jailed for ...
11 March 2013

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 ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/010/2013

Saudi Arabia punishes two activists for voicing opinion ...
11 March 2013

Two human rights activists are sentenced to five and 10 years' imprisonment in Saudi Arabia as punishment for their work.

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Saudi Arabia: Further information: Executions of seven men ...
5 March 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 ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/009/2013

Saudi Arabia: Seven men to be executed
1 March 2013

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 ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/008/2013

Saudi Arabia: Jordanian held incommunicado in Saudi Arabia
26 February 2013

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 ...

Urgent Action       MDE 23/007/2013

Saudi Arabia: Release women protesters
12 February 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI index: MDE 23/006/2013. 12 February 2013. Saudi Arabia: Release women protesters. ...

Public Statement       MDE 23/006/2013

Saudi Arabia beheading nearly two people per week this year ...
8 February 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.

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