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Ali al-Nimr: A Childhood Denied

Ali al-Nimr: A Childhood Denied

In 2014, a Saudi Arabian court ordered the execution of Ali al-Nimr. Despite wide-spread criticism, including from the UN, the kingdom claims it only executes the “most serious criminals.” Ali was a minor—17-years-old—when authorities arrested him in 2012 for participating ...

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Ali al-Nimr’s Imminent Execution

Ali al-Nimr’s Imminent Execution

On 27 May 2014, Saudi Arabia’s Specialized Criminal Court sentenced Ali Mohammed Baqir al-Nimr to death by beheading and crucifixion. On 17 August 2014, the Supreme Court upheld his verdict. Ali’s execution is imminent. With no remaining avenues for legal ...

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Saudi Arabia: Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr executed

Saudi Arabia: Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr executed

3 January 2016 – The Government of Saudi Arabia executed reformist cleric Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr yesterday on 2 January, along with 46 other persons. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), the Bahrain Institute for Rights and ...

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