November 17, 2015

Saudi Arabia: Release Abdulaziz al-Sunaidi (UA 258/15)




Saudi Arabian activist Abdulaziz al-Sunaidi was sentenced by the counter-terrorism court on 13 October to eight years in prison followed by an eight-year travel ban for posting on Twitter. He was denied access to a lawyer throughout his detention and trial. He is a prisoner of conscience.
1) Please write immediately in English, Arabic or your own language:
  • Calling on the authorities to release Abdulaziz al-Sunaidi immediately and unconditionally as he is a prisoner of conscience detained solely for exercising his rights to freedom of expression, association and peaceful assembly;
  • Urging them to ensure that Abdulaziz al-Sunaidi’s conviction and prison sentence are quashed.
2) For the full Urgent Action, including appeal addresses and further information, please click on the Word or PDF version below.

3) Please let us know if you took action so that we can track our impact!
  • EITHER send a short email to [email protected] with “UA 258/15” in the subject line, and include in the body of the email the number of letters and/or emails you sent,
  • OR fill out this short online form to let us know how you took action.