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A Protester killed by The Saudi Government, and A Rising Number of Extrajudicial Execution Victims

The European Saudi Organization for Human Rights (ESOHR) expresses its deep concern about the recurrence of the extrajudicial executions against peaceful assembly. As on 20/09/2014 at 08:45pm, a Saudi Security squad were riding two civilian vehicles have heavily shoot a group of men, along with some women, who were preparing to start a protest which demands the release of prisoners ...

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Joint statement calls the Saudi government to commit to its international obligations in Al-Nimer’s case

16 human rights organizations and institutions have signed a statement that calls the Saudi government to commit to its pledges that made to the Human Rights Council of the United Nations. The statement condemned the death penalty  since it’s systematically targeted Al-Nimer for his defense of human rightsand revealing of abuses in the kingdom. The statementthat was issued on Tuesday ...

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Saudi Arabia sentences the political dissident al-Nemer to death for exercising internationally preserved rights

After a trial spanning more than 560 days that lacked international standards for fair trials and procedures marred with many irregularities, on Wednesday, 15 October 2014, Saudi judiciary sentenced the political dissident Sheikh Nemer Baqir al-Nemer to death. This constitutes a flagrant violation of Article III of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: (Everyone has the right to life, liberty ...

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