TAGS: Individuals at Risk, Urgent Action Network • Censorship and Free Speech, Detention and Imprisonment, Fair Trials, Internet Censorship, Prisoners of Conscience • Middle East and North Africa, Saudi Arabia •
January 27, 2016

Good News! – Saudi Arabia: Three Lawyers’ Sentences Overturned (UA 285/14)


Three Saudi Arabian lawyers convicted over messages posted on Twitter deemed offensive to the Ministry of Justice have had their prison sentences quashed by an appeal court.

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Three Saudi Arabian lawyers convicted over messages posted on Twitter deemed offensive to the Ministry of Justice have had their prison sentences quashed by an appeal court. 
 
For the full Urgent Action, please click on the PDF version below.
 
No further action is requested from the UA network. Many thanks to all who sent appeals. Amnesty International will continue to monitor the case and take further action as appropriate.
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