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March 12, 2013

Amnesty International said today Saudi Arabia is set to execute seven men Wednesday morning for robbery and called for an immediate halt to what would be an act of “sheer brutality.”

News
March 11, 2013
Two human rights activists are sentenced to five and 10 years’ imprisonment in Saudi Arabia as punishment for their work.
News
March 5, 2013
Seven men are due to be executed in Saudi Arabia next week after being allegedly tortured into “confessing” to a crime. Here, five reasons why the death penalty is never the answer.
News
March 1, 2013
Hundreds of people are detained in Saudi Arabia in the wake of a protest against the incarceration without charge or trial of their relatives.

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