Saudi Arabia: Further information: Jordanian man executed after unfair trial: Hussein Abo al-Kheir

On 12 March, Saudi Arabian authorities executed Hussein Abo al-Kheir, a Jordanian man and father of eight, who was sentenced to death in 2015 for drug-related offences following a grossly unfair trial. During his pre-trial detention, Hussein Abo al-Kheir was subjected to an array of human rights violations, including incommunicado detention, lack of access to legal representation and torture to extract a “confession.”

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