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Saudi Arabia: 14 Shia at Risk of Imminent Execution

Riyadh (HRW) – Saudi Arabia Executions Increase Since Leadership Change Fourteen members of the Saudi Shia community are at imminent risk of execution after Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court in mid-July 2017 upheld their death sentences from an unfair trial for protest-related crimes, Human Rights Watch said today. Courts convicted the 14 based on confessions they had repudiated […]

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Saudi Arabia, Venezuela and the Media’s Hypocritical Outrage over Human Rights

Washington D.C. (GPA) – While western mainstream media focuses on alleged human rights abuses and a creeping “dictatorial regime” in Venezuela, a genuine human rights catastrophe is taking place in Saudi Arabia. One of the strongest and closest U.S. allies in the middle east region is not a democracy but a monarchy: Saudi Arabia. The […]

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Riyadh Regime Mounts Rocket Attack on Shiite-Populated City

Riyadh (Tasnim) – The Saudi regime, as part of its clampdown on Shiite Muslims, continued raids on residents of al-Awamiyah in the kingdom’s Eastern Province, mounting a rocket attack against the defenseless people. The Saudi military targeted the houses of Shiite residents in al-Deira neighborhood of Awamiyah with mortar rockets, the Arabic-language al-Ahed news website reported […]