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Saudi Arabian human rights lawyer banned from travelling to US

Headline Title:  Saudi Arabian human rights lawyer banned from travelling 27 March 2012 A travel ban on a prominent Saudi Arabian human rights defender imposed just before he planned to attend a democracy course in the United States must be lifted immediately, Amnesty International said today.Waleed Abu al-Khair, 33, a human rights lawyer, was told he was not allowed to leave the country, just days before the start of the six-week course at Syracuse University, New York."The travel ban on Waleed Abu al-Khair is completely arbitrary and violates his right to freedom of movement, and…

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