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Ali Al-Nimr, Sheikh Al-Nimr and 50 other prisoners at risk as Saudi announces an imminent mass execution

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا ESOHR are deeply concerned following reports from several Saudi media sources that a mass execution of 52 people will take place in the coming days. Several indicators suggest that Ali Al-Nimr and two other minors Dawud Al-Marhon, Abdullah Al-Zaher, the prominent human rights activists Sheikh Nimr Al-Nimr and three other young men Ali Al-Rebh, Mohammed Al-Shyoukh …

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The Saudi judiciary has ruled to behead Palestinian poet Ashraf Fayyadby sworddueto ideological differences

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The European Saudi Organization for Human Rights (ESOHR) expresses deep concern over the continuation of the Saudi judiciary to issue death sentences based on charges of freedom of opinion and expression. In a new provision, Abha court sentenced Palestinian poet and artist Ashraf Abdel Satar Fayyad to death on 17th November 2015. Fayyad, was born in …

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31 months on: The continued detention of Al-Hamid & Al-Qahtani following their calls for reform

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The European Saudi Organization for Human Rights (ESOHR)expresses condemnation regarding the Saudi governments continued detention of Dr. Mohammad Fahad Al-Qahtani and Dr.Abdullah Hamed Al-Hamed, for more than31 months, following their demands for political reform and civil rights. Dr.Al-Qahtani, 49, holds a doctor at ein economics, and Dr. Al-Hamed, 67, holds a doctorate in Arabic language, both …

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Torture (Medically) and Suffer of the Prisoner of Conscience Sheikh AlNimer Due to Deliberate Medical Negligence

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The European Saudi Organization for Human Rights (ESOHR) is concerned about the health condition of the prisoner of conscience Sheikh AlNemer due to the medical negligence since the first day of his arrest on July 8, 2012. The Saudi government has not committed to provide the medical care for Sheikh AlNemer, as he was shot four …

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Saudi Arabia doubled rate of it’s use of the death penalty in 2015

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا 2015 saw a sharp rise in the number of death sentences carried out in Saudi Arabia, which since the beginning of 2015, has reached one hundred and fifty (152) executions ( Number correct up until 9th November 2015), at a rate of an execution every two days. The data indicates that many of these cases were …

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After more than 100 days in detention, Zuhair Kutubi is being referred to a terrorist court based on his political views and demands for reforms

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The Saudi EuropeanOrganization for Human Rights (ESOHR) expresses its deep concern over the Saudi authorities arrest of the writer and journalist Zuhair kutubi and subsequent detention for more than three months, in bad prison conditions, which is having an adverse effect on his health. Kutubi, 62, was arrested on 15th July 2015, after he called for …

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ADHRB, ESOHR Call on King Salman To Stay Imminent Execution of Human Rights Activist

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا More than a year since a Saudi Arabian court sentenced leading opposition activist Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr to death, authorities announced that his appeal has been refused and his death sentence upheld. Sheikh al-Nimr’s family and lawyer reported on Saturday that both the Court of Appeals and the Saudi Supreme Court endorsed al-Nimr’s sentence, and sent …

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Tweeter Abdulaziz Al-Sonaidi receives aneight yearprison sentence andfineof $13000 by Saudi Arabia for his tweetson human rights

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The European Saudi Organization for Human Rights (ESOHR)expresses its concern at the deterioration of the right to freedom of expression in Saudi Arabia.On the 13th October 2015, a Criminal Court sentenced Abdul Aziz Abdul Latif Al-Sonaidi, aged 45, to an eight year prison sentence, an eight year travel ban and a fine of 50 thousand riyals …

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Abdullah Al-Zaher…a Saudi citizen. Despite being arrested as a child, Saudi Arabia is set to kill him after prosecutors demanded crucifixion

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا In September 2015 the death sentence issued against Abdullah AL-Zaher (who was arrested when he was a childaged 15 years), was endorsed by the appeals and high court, and his case file was sent to the ministry of interior for implementation after it was approved on 5thOctober2015. He was then suddenly transferred from the General Directorate …

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After 20 months of an unfair trial, the death penalty awaits Ali al-Nimr at any moment.

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا We, the undersigned Saudi organisations, wish to express our deep concern regarding Saudi Arabia’s unfair judicial proceeding pertaining to the death sentence issued to Ali Al-Nimr, who has been detained since February 14, 2012 and who is currently detained in Dammam prison of investigation. Ali Al-Nimr was violently arrested at the age of 17 years, in …

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