August 31, 2015

Saudi Arabia: Release Dr Zuhair Kutbi (UA 188/15)



Saudi Arabian writer Dr Zuhair Kutbi has been sentenced to four years in prison on charges related to his peaceful activism. He is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment and is in need of medical attention. He is a prisoner of conscience.
1) Please write immediately in Arabic, English or your own language:
  • Calling on the authorities to release Dr Zuhair Kutbi immediately and unconditionally, as he is a prisoner of conscience, jailed solely for exercising his right to freedom of expression;
  • Urging them to ensure that he is protected from torture and other ill-treatment, given immediate access to any medical attention he may require and regular access to his family.
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 with “UA 188/15” 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.