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Following torture and unfair trials, Saudi Arabia executes 4 on protest related charges without charging them with any serious offence

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا On July 11, 2017, Saudi Arabia executed four detainees: Amjad al-Moaibad, Yusuf al-Mushayyas, Zaher al-Basri and Mahdi al-Sayegh. The European Saudi Organization for Human Rights confirms that their execution a flagrant violation of international and domestic laws and included many abuses and violations. In addition it didn’t include serious consideration for the “right to life” which …

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200 days on and undue delays from appeals courts increase fears for poet Ashraf Fayadh’s fate

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا It has been 200 days since the General court in Abha lowered the death sentence judgment  against the Palestinian poet Ashraf Fayadh and sentenced him to 8 years and 800 lashes as a result of him exercising his freedom of opinion and expression, Fayadh ‘s destiny remains unclear. The issue is on-going delay by the appeal …

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In the 1st session of the trial of 32 accused of spying for Iran, the prosecution called for the execution of 25 amidst lack of principles of fair trials

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The feasibility of the trial of 32 detainees accused by Saudi Arabia of spying for Iran, was dramatically decreased after the media campaign carried out by the Saudi press with the beginning of the first session of their trail on 21st February 2016, in which the public prosecutor called for the execution of 25 of them. …

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Saudi: Fears heighten over the fate of 28 citizens who have been accused of espionage on behalf of Iran. They have been transferred to the terror court after almost three years since their initial detention.

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا On 12th January 2016, the Bureau of Investigation and Prosecution in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia referred 28 detained individuals, most of whom areSaudi citizens that had been arrested during a series of arrests on 17th March 2013, to Riyadh’s Specialized Criminal Court (SCC) on espionage charges, more specifically, for spying for the Islamic Republic of …

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Days after the UN Statement about the Deterioration of Freedom of Expression in Saudi Arabia,Mr. Zuhair Kutbi gets 4-year in Jail and 15-year writing Ban

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The Specialized Criminal Court (SCC) has sentenced the journalist and writer Mr. Zuhair Kutbi for 4-year and 2-year suspended sentence, 5-year travel ban, 15-year writing ban plus a fine of one hundred thousand riyals ($37,500). Mr. Kutbi, 62 years old, was arrested on July 15th of 2015 after a TV interview where he called for political …

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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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Detainedin Saudi Arabiaon charges of drug trafficking: (Abu al-Khair) after an unfair trial faces the danger of death

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا In the 18th of May 2014, the Saudi Frontier Corps, arrested Hussein Abu Al-Khair who has Jordanian citizenship (June 1965). Abu Al-Khair, travelled to Saudi Arabia, coming from Aqaba (a Jordanian city), where he was stopped in the Al-Hakel province, on the charge of possession of narcotics pills in his car. The arrest of Abu Al-Khair …

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Saudi Arabia: Arbitrary arrests and illegal provisions against volunteers who protected areas exposed toterrorist threats

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا The Saudi European Organization for Human Rights (ESOHR) would like to express their concern about a series of arbitrary arrests and judicial decisions taken by the Saudi government with regards to a number of citizens who volunteeredas part of local civil protection missions. ESOHR wishes to highlight that the criminal court in Dammam, sentenced four citizens …

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

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا 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 …

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

لقراءته بالعربية اضغط هنا 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 …

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