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January 25, 2012
The 16 men received lengthy prison sentences after they tried to set up a human rights organization.
January 13, 2012
One protester has been shot dead and several wounded in clashes with police during a pro-reform demonstration in Saudi Arabia.
December 16, 2011
Six Bedouin men accused of "highway robbery" in Saudi Arabia face "cross-amputation", a sentence amounting to torture.
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December 13, 2011

The beheading of a woman convicted of "witchcraft and sorcery" is deeply shocking and highlights the urgent need for a halt in executions in Saudi Arabia, Amnesty International said today.

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