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Saudi Arabia: Abusive Charges Against Women Activists

Expand ناشطات سعوديات (Beiru) – Saudi Arabia’s charges against women’s rights defenders appear almost entirely related to their human rights activities, Human Rights Watch said today. Saudi Arabia opened individual trials on March 13, 2019 of 11 activists, most of them prominent women’s rights advocates detained beginning in May 2018. Saudi Arabia should immediately release all human rights activists detained merely for their rights advocacy, Human Rights Watch said. Informed sources who have reviewed the prosecutor’s written charge sheets have described to Human Rights Watch the content of…

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