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Anas Soliman · September, 2012

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Latest posts by Anas Soliman from September, 2012

24 September 2012

Saudi Arabia: Families of Uncharged Prisoners Protest on National Day

Imprisonment without charges is the top human rights issue in Saudi Arabia. Families of uncharged prisoners, estimated to be around 30,000 detainees, took the risk to raise awareness about the...

18 September 2012

Saudi Arabia: Authorities Threaten to Block YouTube

Saudi Arabia is threatening to block YouTube, if the latter does not block access to all the clips which lead to the 14-minute trailer of the movie Innocence of Muslims....

15 September 2012

Saudi Arabia: Committee Backs Legalizing Infinite Detention

The Committee of Islamic and Judicial Affairs in the appointed Saudi Consultative Assembly supported suggestions to relax the requirements for execution and to give courts the right to approve infinite...

8 September 2012

Saudi Arabia: Reformist Figures Refuse Secret Trial

The third hearing session in the ongoing trials of two prominent Saudi human rights activists was held earlier today, September 8. Mohammad al-Qahtani and Abdullah al-Hamid, who are among the...

1 September 2012

Saudi Arabia: Trial Challenged by Prominent Human Rights Reformists

"Abdullah al-Hamid turned the hearing session today into a lecture about the rights of the accused and the principles of justice. It will go down in history"