The families of 12 Saudi Arabian men sentenced to death after a grossly unfair mass trial fear that their relatives could be executed imminently, as their cases were transferred from the Specialized Criminal Court (SCC) to the Presidency of State Security.The families of 12 Saudi Arabian men sentenced to death after a grossly unfair mass trial fear that their relatives could be executed imminently, as their cases were transferred from the Specialized Criminal Court (SCC) to the Presidency of State Security. 1) TAKE ACTION Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:
- Urging the Saudi Arabian authorities not to execute the 12 men and quash their convictions, given the grave concerns about the fairness of the trial, and to retry them in line with international fair trial standards, without recourse to the death penalty;
- Calling on them to order a prompt, impartial, independent and effective investigation into the allegations of ill-treatment;
- Urging them to immediately establish an official moratorium on executions with a view to abolishing the death penalty in Saudi Arabia.
Contact these two officials by 21 December, 2018:
King and Prime Minister His Majesty King 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 Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia 601 New Hampshire Ave. NW, Washington DC 20037 Phone: (202) 342-3800 Contact Form: https://www.saudiembassy.net/node/2306 Twitter: @SaudiEmbassyUSA Salutation: Dear AmbassadorLET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION Click here to let us know if you took action on this case! This is Urgent Action 182.17. 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. ADDITIONAL RESOURCES