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Saudi Arabia: Fear of flogging

, Index number: MDE 23/051/2000

Two Indians (Salfat Shah and Qader Muhildin Muhammad) and three Bangladeshis (Ja'afar Taher, Sarhab ‘Abd al-Rahman and Zakir Hussein) have been sentenced to flogging and imprisonment. Five other men convicted in the same case were sentenced to death, and executed on 16 June (see UA 165/00, MDE 23/50/00, 19 June 2000).

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