April 30, 2014

Saudi Arabia: Release Dr Abdulrahman al-Hamid (UA 102/14)



Saudi Arabian human rights activist Dr Abdulrahman al-Hamid, a founding member of the Saudi Civil and Political Rights Association (ACPRA), has been sentenced to nine years in prison followed by a nine-year travel ban. He is a prisoner of conscience.
1) Please write immediately in English, Arabic or your own language:
  • Calling on the authorities to release Dr Abdulrahman al-Hamid immediately and unconditionally as he is a prisoner of conscience detained solely for exercising his rights to freedom of expression, association and assembly;
  • Urging them to ensure that Dr Abdulrahman al-Hamid’s sentence is quashed and his conviction overturned;
  • Urging them to ensure that he is provided with regular access to his family and any medical treatment he may require.
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 102/14” 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.