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Saudi Arabia: Death penalty for juvenile activist: Ali Mohammed Baqir al-Nimr

, Index number: MDE 23/014/2014

A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a Shi’a activist to death for crimes it judged he committed when he was 17 years old. He claims he was tortured and otherwise ill-treated to make him “confess”, but his allegation has not been investigated. He has had no access to his lawyer.

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