On 2 January 2016, Saudi Arabia executed Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr, a prominent Shia cleric and outspoken peaceful social justice activist. Sheikh al-Nimr was an influential cleric in the Eastern Province town of Awamiyah, where he advocated for political freedom, human rights, and an end to oppression for all Saudis. […]
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ADHRB, ESOHR, and Reprieve Submit Joint Submission to Saudi Arabia’s 3rd Cycle Universal Periodic Review
At HRC42 ADHRB raised concerns over Saudi Arabia human rights violations and the lack of respect for Membership criteria.
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