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Saudi Arabia: Incommunicado detention/fear of torture or ill-treatment/medical concern, Dr Sa'id bin Zu'air (m)

, Index number: MDE 23/022/2007

Former university professor Dr Sa'id Bin Zu'air, a critic of the government, was arrested in the capital, Riyadh, on 6 June. He is held incommunicado at an unconfirmed location and is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment. He apparently suffers from rheumatism and low blood pressure, and was reportedly not allowed to bring his medicine when he was arrested.

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