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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

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 political reforms, including the ...

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

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 his death sentence to ...

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

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 (equivalent to $ 13.333). ...

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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

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 prison in Dammam investigation ...

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