July 5, 2017

Urgent Action: Nigerian At Risk Of Execution In Saudi Arabia (Saudi Arabia: UA 156.17)


Nigerian national Suliamon Olufemi remains at risk of execution in Saudi Arabia. On 19 April, 11 of his co-defendants were released from prison and deported to Nigeria, having completed their 15-year sentences. Suliamon Olufemi was sentenced to death in 2005 after an unfair trial and has exhausted all of his appeals.

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Nigerian national Suliamon Olufemi remains at risk of execution in Saudi Arabia. On 19 April, 11 of his co-defendants were released from prison and deported to Nigeria, having completed their 15-year sentences. Suliamon Olufemi was sentenced to death in 2005 after an unfair trial and has exhausted all of his appeals.

1) TAKE ACTION

Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

  • Urging the Saudi Arabian authorities to quash the conviction of Suliamon Olufemi, and order a retrial in line with international fair trial standards without recourse to the death penalty;
  • Calling on them to order an independent investigation into his allegation of torture and other ill-treatment;
  • Urging them to grant him regular access to a lawyer of his choice.

Contact these two officials by 11 August, 2017:

King and Prime Minister
His Majesty Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud
The Custodian of the two Holy Mosques
Office of His Majesty the King, Royal Court, Riyadh
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Fax: (via Ministry of Interior) +966 11 403 3125 (please keep trying)
Twitter: @KingSalman
Salutation: Your Majesty

Ambassador Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia
601 New Hampshire Ave. NW,
Washington DC 20037
Fax: 1 202 944 5983
Phone: 1 202 342 3800
Email: [email protected]
Salutation: Dear Ambassador

2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION

Click here to let us know if you took action on this case! This is Urgent Action 156.17
Here’s why it is so important to report your actions: we record the actions taken on each case—letters, emails, calls and tweets—and use that information in our advocacy.

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