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Saudi Arabia: Further information: Human rights defender sentenced again: Mikhlif bin Daham al-Shammari

, Index number: MDE 23/031/2014

Outspoken human rights defender Mikhlif al-Shammari has been sentenced to two years in prison and 200 lashes in the second case brought against him in two years. Earlier this year, an appeal court upheld a five-year prison sentence against him in the other case. If imprisoned, Amnesty International will consider him a prisoner of conscience.

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