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Saudi regime commits new crime against protesters in al-Qatif

Saudi regime commits new crime against protesters in al-Qatif | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

The region of al-Qatif in Saudi Arabia witnessed a “silent” crime a couple of days ago, when the authorities of the House of Saud used live bullets, once again, to disperse a peaceful protest, killing one person and injuring many others.
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The Interior Ministry raided the Showeika neighborhood in al-Qatif in the Eastern Region, shooting live rounds from inside civilian cars at a peaceful protest organized by a group of young men in support of arrested cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr. About 10 protesters were injured; they fell to the ground, spilling their blood on the protest signs that they were carrying, as seen in photos shared online by local activists.

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Saudi Arabia Authorities: Do not execute Shi'a cleric Ayatollah Nimr Baqr al-Nimr and free him at once !

Saudi Arabia Authorities: Do not execute Shi'a cleric Ayatollah Nimr Baqr al-Nimr and free him at once ! | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

Away from daylight, away from his family and away from justice. Ayatollah Nimr awaits in captivity for the day he will be executed for no crime whatsoever. His sister says he has been denied medical care. This happens under the eyes of the international community.

We are shocked very much observing the silence and lack of action from the international community regarding the situation in Saudi Arabia. These people who are from regions like Qatif in Saudi Arabia are barred from their inalienable right to religious and political dissent. There are thousands of political prisoners in the Saudi dungeons who expect people like yourself to react and stand up for the one thing which all of us share, the unbreakable bond of humanity.

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Death Sentence for a Shi’a Cleric in Saudi Arabia

Death Sentence for a Shi’a Cleric in Saudi Arabia | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

A protester holds up a picture of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr during a rally at the coastal town of Qatif, against Sheikh Nimr’s arrest in this July 8, 2012 file photo. Saudi authorities and officials in o...

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