September 11, 2017

Urgent Action Update: Saudi Arabian Man’s Execution Date Set (Saudi Arabia: UA 144.17)


The family of a Saudi Arabian man sentenced to death has learned that he will be executed on 13 September. Said Mabkhout al-Sai’ari was sentenced to death after an unfair trial, he has exhausted all his appeals.

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

  • Urging King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud to immediately halt the execution of Said Mabkhout al-Sai’ari and commute his and all other existing death sentences with a view to abolishing the death penalty;
  • Reminding the authorities that international human rights law requires trials for crimes carrying the death penalty must comply with the most rigorous internationally recognized standards for fair trial;
  • Quash Said Mabkhout al-Sai’ari’s conviction and order a re-trial in proceedings which comply with international fair trial standards, and without recourse to the death penalty.

Contact these two officials before 13 September, 2017:

King and Prime Minister
King Abdullah 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 the Interior) +966 11 403 3125
Salutation: Your Majesty

Ambassador Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia
601 New Hampshire Ave. NW, Washington DC 20037
Phone: 1 202 342-3800
Email: [email protected]
Contact Form:
Twitter: @SaudiEmbassyUSA
Salutation: Your Royal Highness


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