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The Saudi European organization participates in signing a letter to King Abdullah in order to cancel the death sentence on Nemer AlNemer

The Saudi European Human Rights Organization signed on a letter addressed to King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, in addition to 24 other human rights organization, religious and legal institutions, as well as influential figures from multiple countries. The letter was for canceling the death penalty on Sheikh Nemer AlNemer and ensuring his release. The letter stated that Sheikh Nemer did ...

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How serious is King Abdullah about women’s rights? – not just as the king, but as a father and husband too

Despite small reforms, Saudi women are still not treated as full legal adults ADAM COOGLE AND ROTHNA BEGUM, Thursday 27 March 2014 When the story broke earlier this month of four Saudi princesses allegedly confined to their Jeddah home by members of their own family, the kingdom soon went into damage control mode. Within a week, several British newspapers started ...

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A Saudi Cleric Tawfeeq Alamer is Harshly Sentenced to 8-year After Demanding Constitutional Reforms

On August 13, 2014, the Specialized Criminal Court (SCC) in Riyadh sentenced the Saudi’s cleric Tawfiq AlAmer (54 years) to 8-year in prison, 10-year travel ban and sermon/speech ban after being released. This is the third sentences to AlAmer, where he was sentenced to 3-year in prison and 5-year travel ban on 17/12/2012. However, the Court of Appeals rejected this ...

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