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Saudi Arabia sentences Sheikh Nimr to death
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Saudi Arabia sentences Sheikh Nimr to death

A Saudi judge on Wednesday sentenced to death an outspoken Shia cleric who has called for greater rights for Saudi minorities, the cleric's brother Mohamed al-Nimr, said on his Twitter account. The family of al-Nimr have said they will be appealing ... Muslim News, 5 days ago
Violence flares in Saudi Arabia after verdict Deutsche Welle, 14 hours ago
Opinion: When the Terrorists Become Activists Asharq Al Awsat, 1 day ago
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UN rights experts urge Saudi Arabia to halt 'stream of executions, beheadings'

New York, Sept 10 (IBNS) Two United Nations independent human rights experts on Tuesday renewed their call on Saudi Arabia to implement an immediate moratorium on the use of the death penalty amid a reported increase in executions, many of them by beheading.
 Sify1 month ago Saudi Arabia Has Stepped Up Public Beheadings, And Some See A Political Message  Business Insider1 day ago Saudi Arabia steps up beheadings; some see political message  AlertNet1 day ago Official hatred: Saudis confirm disdain for Shiites  Examiner.com2 days ago

Saudi Arabia, West losing influence in Yemen

Dr. Randy Short, a human rights activist, in Washington said during an interview that, Saudis and their allies are losing full control of Yemen. The Saudi monarchy is disliked by the Yemeni public and several political factions as they are ...
 Islam Times1 day ago Opinion: Hezbollah and the Saudi terrorist  Asharq Al Awsat2 days ago

Saudi court upholds 10-year term for rights activist

A Saudi court on today upheld a 10-year jail sentence and 1,000 lashes against Raef Badawi, founder of a liberal human rights group, for insulting Islam, an activist said. He had been convicted of "creating a website insulting Islam" and criticising the role ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Activist denies Twitter insults  Gulf Daily News1 day ago

NSHR identifies areas for improvement in Haj

Saudi Gazette report MAKKAH — The National Society for Human Rights (NSHR) has noted five areas of improvement in the management of the recently concluded Haj pilgrimage, including pilgrims squatting on the road and under bridges, Makkah ...
 Saudi Gazette17 hours ago

Kuwait oil union slams Saudi halt to joint output

Modi's BJP makes big gains in Indian state polls Reuters - 13 minutes ago Top Iranian human rights lawyer barred for three years AFP - 27 minutes ago Fierce fighting rages in Syria's Kobane Al Jazeera - 30 minutes ago Comet set for close ...
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NSHR blasts poor condition of prison commissaries

Saudi Gazette report DAMMAM — The National Society for Human Rights (NSHR) has called on prison authorities in the Kingdom to improve the conditions of prison commissaries and change the way they operate. A source at the NSHR told Makkah ...
 Saudi Gazette2 days ago US may keep secret prisoners in custody  Asian Age3 weeks ago

Human Rights Watch Daily Brief, 16 October 2014

In today's Brief: Hondurans in US "fast-tracked" back to danger; Saudi executions; reject junta rule in Thailand; Singapore web crackdown; Australia's "ineffective" counter-terror bill; EG dictator pays back looted lolly; ISIS atrocities; Hong Kong ...
 Human Rights Watch4 days ago

India wins reelection to UN Human Rights Council

India on Tuesday got re-electedto the UN's main human rights body for the period of 2015-17. India is currently a member of the 47-nation UN Human Rights Council and its term will end on December 31, 2014. It was seeking re-election to the UN ...
 Hindustan Times2 hours ago India wins re-election to UN Human Rights Council  Business Standard India3 hours ago Thailand loses bid to join UN rights body  Rappler1 hour ago India gets re-elected to UN Human Rights Council  Rediff.com1 hour ago

China Executed 2,400 Prisoners Last Year Says Human Rights Group

Criminals are sentenced to death during an open trial in Zhuzhou, central China's Hunan province December 26, 2006. China Daily/Reuters China executed 2,400 prisoners last year, according to a report released on Monday by a leading US-based ...
 MSNBC Newsweek4 hours ago
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