The 2013 Annual Report on
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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI index: MDE 23/006/2013. 12 February 2013. Saudi Arabia: Release women protesters. Three women ...
Public Statement MDE 23/006/2013
Ten people have been executed since the start of the year including, controversially, one man who had been tried twice for the same crime.
Abdullah Fandi al-Shammari was executed on 5 February in the city of Hail, in northern Saudi Arabia, for a killing committed in 1981 or 1982. He had spent over ...
Urgent Action MDE 23/005/2013
Former Saudi Arabian diplomat Mishal bin Zaar Hamad al-Mutiry left Qatar safely on 18 January and is now in Morocco.
Urgent Action MDE 22/003/2013
A former Saudi Arabian diplomat who was due to be deported from Qatar to his native country was able to travel to Morocco after receiving support from Qatar's National ...
Six jailed reformists in Saudi Arabia must be released immediately and unconditionally after they were offered a royal “pardon” on the condition they sign pledges ...
Former diplomat Mishal al-Mutiry has been given 24 hours to leave Qatar or be forcibly returned to Saudi Arabia, where he would be at grave risk of imprisonment ...
Urgent Action MDE 22/002/2013
A former judge in Saudi Arabia is being held incommunicado and is at risk of torture or other ill-treatment. He was arrested on 12 December, following a lecture ...
Urgent Action MDE 23/004/2013
Rizana Nafeek was executed on 9 January in Dawadmi, a town west of the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh.
Urgent Action MDE 23/003/2013
A Sri Lankan domestic worker has been beheaded in Saudi Arabia for a crime she allegedly committed while still a child.