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Saudi Arabia: Further information: Saudi Arabian man at risk of beheading

, Index number: MDE 23/031/2009

Saudi Arabia’s Court of Cassation has confirmed that a 22-year-old man, Muhammad Basheer al-Ramaly, is sentenced to death by beheading, with his body then to be crucified. His sentence should be passed to the Supreme Judicial Council, headed by the King. Muhammad Basheer al-Ramaly could be executed at any time if the Council approves his sentence.

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