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Serious concerns on the lives of political prisoners sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia after their files were sent to PSS for implementation

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا ESOHR, ADHRB and OMCT are concerned over the imminent execution in Saudi Arabia of 15 individuals and call on the government to annul their death sentences. On 1 November 2018, the case of 12 men convicted of spying for Iran and spreading the Shia faith, including that of Abbas Al-Hassan, was atransferred to the Presidency of …

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Cinema Opening in Saudi Arabia Coincided with the 47th beheading in 2018

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا As local and international media celebrated the opening of Saudi Arabia’s first ever cinema, the Kingdom carried out the 47th execution of 2018 by beheading. On April 18 2018, the Saudi government opened the country’s first cinema in 30 years at the King Abdullah Financial Centre in the capital, Riyadh. The Minister of Culture and Information …

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Abdullah al-Zaher Spends another Birthday on Death Row in Saudi Arabia

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Abdullah Hasan al-Zaher turns 22 today – his 7th birthday spent in prison, and his fourth birthday spent on death row after he was arrested in 2012 because of his participation in a peaceful protest. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) and the European Saudi Organisation for Human Rights (ESOHR) call on the …

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Seven UN Rapporteurs Urge Saudi Arabia to Halt Executions threating lives of Abbas Al Hassan & others for Spying

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا UN experts showed their concern over the imminent execution threat of the detainee Abbas Al Hassan after being charged of spying for Iran, financing terrorism and spreading the Shia faith. The UN experts also called upon the Saudi government to annul the death penalty. Seven United Nations rapporteurs issued a statement and called upon Saudi Arabia …

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Two Months into 2018: A Rise in beheadings by 167% in Saudi Arabia. Higher than the Monthly Average

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا During the first two months of 2018, the Saudi government beheaded 32 individuals, 15 of whom were non-Saudi, from Pakistan, Egypt, Nigeria, Jordan and Lebanon, in addition to a stateless “Bedoun”. Saudi Arabia has been named as one of three countries who bear responsibility for 87% of all world death sentences. This was confirmed by Secretary …

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ESOHR calls upon the Human Rights Council to intervene urgently to protect the disabled protestor Munir Al-Adam from the sword of the Saudi government

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The European Saudi Organisation for Human Rights condemned Saudi violations against special needs individuals from reaching judicial justice. In a joint statement with Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain organization, the latter noted that Saudi Arabia do not hesitate in implementing death penalties against disabled people. In its statement, on March 7th, 2018; which …

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An execution could be carried out by Saudi Arabia at any time against the businessman Abbas al-Hassan based on charges extracted under torture and a flawed trial

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Beside 14 other detainees, death penalty is threatening the life of the Saudi businessman Abbas Al Hassan, after the Supreme Court approved its verdicts in July 2017, along with 11 other defendants. On June 2nd, 2013, 28 individuals were detained during a mass arrest, which Saudi government later said, they were charged for spying in favor …

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Ali Al-Nimr: Six Years Between the Sword and Freedom

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا February 14th marks the sixth year since Arab spring protester Ali Al-Nimr, (currently on death row), was violently arrested in his hometown of Qatif, in connection with his participation in popular protests in the Eastern province of Saudi Arabia. Despite Ali being a minor at the time of his arrest, in 2012 he was violently run …

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A persistent policy of executions using torture based confessions: 12 prisoners at risk of imminent execution by Saudi Arabia, on charges of espionage for Iran

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Twelve individuals have recently had their death sentences validated by the Supreme Court of Saudi Arabia in December 2017. Salem Alomari – Mohammed Attiya – Abass Al-hassan – Mohammed Ashur – Taleb Alharbi – Hussein Alhamidi – Hussein Alabood – Taher Alharbi – Ali Alashur – Yousif Alharbi – Ali Almehna and Abdullah Alkhamis, are all …

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Saudi Arabia: A Poor record in dealing with United Nations communications requesting it to respect the right to life and to halt the execution of children and peaceful dissents.

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا Monitoring by the European Organization for Human Rights on Saudi Arabia confirmed in statistics that has been vetted on 25 July, 2017 that 47 detainees are currently facing the death penalty in Saudi Arabia, in various stages of litigation. Eighteen of them may be executed at any moment after the approval of the final sentences by …

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