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Around 15 men are still detained in police stations in the Saudi Arabian capital, Riyadh, following a protest on 16 December 2011. They may be prisoners of conscience ...
Urgent Action MDE 23/031/2011
Six Bedouin men accused of "highway robbery" in Saudi Arabia face "cross-amputation", a sentence amounting to torture.
Six men have been sentenced by the General Court in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to amputation of their right hands and left feet for “highway robbery”. Their sentence ...
Urgent Action MDE 23/030/2011
Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry has said a woman has been beheaded for the crime of "witchcraft and sorcery.".
Saudi Arabian authorities have been using the fight against terrorism as a pretext to crack down on dissent.
The last nine months has seen a new wave of repression in Saudi Arabia as authorities have cracked down on protesters and reformists on security grounds, Amnesty ...
The Saudi Arabian authorities launched a new wave of repression in early 2011 in the context of protests sparked by long-standing grievances over detentions without ...
Report MDE 23/016/2011
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL MEDIA ADVISORY Index: MDE 23/029/2011 28 November 2011 Amnesty International report on 1 December Saudi Arabia: Repression in the Name of ...
PressItem MDE 23/029/2011
Muhammad bin Abd Rab al-Amir bin Ali al-Shammari (previously spelled Mohammad Abdul Amir) an Iraqi national aged 36, was arrested in 1995 and charged with the murder ...
Urgent Action MDE 23/028/2011
Nine of the men had met to discuss setting up a human rights association, and had circulated a petition calling for political reform.