May 6, 2015

Economist Co-founder of Human Rights Association Sentenced to 10 years for Sedition Against Saudi Arabia

By Mohammad Aziz [CC BY-SA 2.5 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5)], via Wikimedia Commons

Mohammed al-Qathani, an economics professor calling for implementation of rights outlined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was sentenced to 10 years in jail in 2013. CCS protested conviction based on peaceful expression of opinion and freedom of association and asked for his release. His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Ministry of the Interior P.O. Box  … continue reading >>

Dr. Matrouk al-Faleh

Dr. Matrouk al-Faleh

Dr. Matrouk al-Faleh, a 55-year-old Saudi political scientist and human rights advocate, was released from prison on January 10, 2009, after being held for more than seven months without charges.  … continue reading >>