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Saudi Arabia: Further information: Harsher sentence against Shi’a cleric upheld: Sheikh Tawfiq Jaber Ibrahim al-‘Amr

, Index number: MDE 23/0006/2015

An eight-year prison sentence of prominent Saudi Arabian Shi’a cleric has been upheld upon appeal. Sheikh Tawfiq al-‘Amr is jailed for criticizing discrimination against Shi’a in Saudi Arabia and calling for reforms.

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