TAGS: Individuals at Risk, Urgent Action Network • Saudi Arabia •

(UA 58/11) Saudi Arabian Shia Cleric Released from Detention

April 27, 2011

Saudi Arabian Shia cleric Sheikh Tawfiq Jaber Ibrahim al-Amr was released on 6 March without charge.

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Saudi Arabian Shia cleric Sheikh Tawfiq Jaber Ibrahim al-Amr was released on 6 March without charge after being detained for a week incommunicado. He was arrested following a sermon he gave calling for reforms in Saudi Arabia.

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