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Abdulaziz al-Shubaili gets 8-year sentence: ACPRA update and background

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عربي The sentencing on May 29, 2016 of human rights activist Abdulaziz al-Shubaili to eight years in jail highlights once again the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s harsh treatment of peaceful dissent and civil activity. Thousands of the prisoners in Saudi Arabia are prisoners of conscience. Many of them have been Read more

ID cards revolution: Jaber al-Amri jailed for seven years

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عربي The Saudi authorities continue to clamp down on social media and wage war on freedom of expression as if it were an act of terrorism. They continue to associate the peaceful expression of opinions with violence, and also to link demands for reform, or the defence of human rights, Read more

Mohanna al-Hubail

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عربي Mohanna Abdulaziz al-Hubail, Director of the Islamic Orient Studies Bureau in Istanbul, is a Saudi researcher, social activist and writer on contemporary Islamic thought and regional affairs whose work is regularly published in Saudi and other Gulf media. He was formerly deputy director of the public library in al-Ahsa, Read more

Issa al-Hamid, sentenced

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عيسى الحامد Update 1 December 2016: Issa al-Hamed’s sentence has been increased from 9 to 11 years in prison followed by an eleven-year travel ban upon release and a fine of 100k SR.       Issa al-Hamid, a founding member of the Saudi Civil and Political Rights Association (ACPRA), Read more

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ABDULAZIZ AL-SENAIDI

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Human Rights defender Al-Senaidi has been sentenced to eight years in prison, followed by an eight year travel ban upon release and a $13,300 fine Al-Senaidi was sentenced by the Specialised Criminal Court, the SCC, set up in 2008 to deal with terrorism cases only. His offences include:   Inciting Read more

DR. ABDULRAHMAN AL-HAMID

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Founding member and president of ACPRA, Dr. Al-Hamid has been sentenced to nice years in prison followed by a nine year travel ban upon release and a $13,300 fine Al-Hamid was sentenced by the Specialised Criminal Court, the SCC, set up in 2008 to deal with terrorism cases only. His Read more

ABDULKAREEM AL-KHODER

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عبدالكريم الخضر   Abdulkareem Al-Khoder is the latest member of ACPRA to be sentenced by the SCC to 10 years in prison Al-Khoder, is one of the co-founders of ACPRA, a human rights defender and a former profession in Islamic Jurisprudence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He was originally Read more

MIKHLIF ALSHAMMARI

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مخلف الشمري Human rights activist Mikhlif Al-Shammari has been sentenced to 2 years in prison and 200 lashes for associating with Shia Muslims in Saudi Arabia. The Court of Appeal in Dammam has upheld the judgement against Al-Shammari in November 2014. The initially judgement had been altered from stating that Read more

Wajdi Al-Ghazzawi

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Wajdi Al-Ghazzawi Since August 2012, Al-Ghazzawi has been detained at a Mecca Prison Since August 2012, Al-Ghazzawi has been detained at a Mecca Prison in Saudi Arabia after returning from Egypt where he set up home for many years. His occupation has varied over time and includes being a media Read more