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Saudi Arabia - Jailed and on trial for reporting human rights violations

Reporters without borders
Waleed Abu Al-Khair, a human rights lawyer who has been held since April, is being tried on a range of charges that include “preparing, storing and transmitting information that undermines public order” and violating Saudi Arabia's cyber-crime law The Saudi authorities are persecuting Waleed Abu Al-Khair for running the Monitor of Human Rights in Saudi Arabia (MHRSA), an organization he founded in 2008. The current proceedings against him were started in 2012, when he was charged with (...)

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