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September 30, 2015

The organization called on the authorities to quash Ali al-Nimr’s death sentence, which followed a grossly unfair trial and was based on “confessions” Ali al-Nimr says were extracted under torture....

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June 7, 2015

The decision by the Supreme Court in Saudi Arabia to uphold the sentence of the blogger Raif Badawi to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes is a dark day for freedom of expression in the Kingdom, Am...

May 21, 2015

Legendary folk singer Joan Baez and world-renowned artist Ai Weiwei were today awarded the 2015 Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award at an evening ceremony in Berlin which featured...

Press Release
May 7, 2015

One year after Saudi Arabian blogger Raif Badawi was sentenced to 1,000 lashes and 10 years in jail, Amnesty International has joined with his wife to renew appeals for his immediate and unconditio...

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