Saudi Arabia

Profiles in Persecution: Munir Al Adam

Profiles in Persecution: Munir Al Adam

Munir Al Adam is a Saudi citizen and victim of torture who now faces a death sentence. On 8 April 2012, security forces detained him at a checkpoint. He was accused of attending a pro-democracy protest and taken to the al-Qatif police station. At the police station, authorities subjected Munir […]

Saudi Arabia Executes Four Protesters

Saudi Arabia Executes Four Protesters

On 11 July, the Government of Saudi Arabia executed four men from the Eastern Province because of their participation in protests. According to the Saudi Ministry of the Interior, the men, Yusuf al-Msheikhass, Amjad al-Muaybed, Zuhair al-Basri, and Mahdi al-Sayegh, were guilty of a number of terrorism-related crimes. However, according […]