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Saudi Arabia must stop prosecuting human rights activists on spurious charges

Headline Title:  Saudi Arabia must stop prosecuting human rights activists on spurious charges 25 June 2014 A prominent Saudi Arabian activist convicted today for speaking out on the human rights situation in his country should have his sentence quashed, Amnesty International said today amid an ongoing crackdown on rights groups.Fowzan al-Harbi, a founding member of the Saudi Civil and Political Rights Association (ACPRA), was sentenced to seven years in prison and a travel ban of equal duration by a court in the capital Riyadh after being convicted on a range of spurious charges related…

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