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Saudi Arabia: Fear of amputation/ Torture and other ill-treatment

, Index number: MDE 23/017/2008

Four named people, named in this action, were arrested in January 2007 in the al-Suwaidi area of Riyadh on suspicion of robbing a jewellery shop. Most, if not all, of them were subjected to lengthy incommunicado detention and allegedly beaten in order to force them to confess to the charges against them.

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