Archive for the ‘Saudi Arabien’ Category

guardian: Saudi Arabia: new details of dissident princes’ abductions emerge

15. August 2017 Leave a comment
New details have emerged about the abductions of three dissident Saudi princes in what appears to be a systematic state-run Saudi government programme to kidnap defectors and dissidents. [more…]

the guardian: Saudi Arabia cuts diplomatic ties with Iran after Nimr execution

3. January 2016 Leave a comment
Riyadh gives Iranian diplomats 48 hours to leave after two days of protest and the burning of the Saudi embassy in Tehran follow death of Shia cleric [more…]

Avaaz: Stop the beheading and crucifixion

29. September 2015 Leave a comment

Saudi Arabia is about to behead a 21-year-old man and then crucify him to display his body in public. This same country was just chosen to head a U.N. Human Rights Council panel. If it weren’t so serious this would be funny! [more]

stern: "Bitte lasst die Saudis meinen Mann nicht töten"

1. March 2015 Leave a comment
Er wurde zu Peitschenhieben verurteilt. Doch nun droht dem saudischen Blogger Raif Badawi offenbar sogar die Todesstrafe. Seine Frau fleht in einer Nachricht an den stern die Welt um Hilfe an. [mehr…]

new york times: Man Who Filmed Execution Is Arrested, Saudi Outlets Say

23. January 2015 Leave a comment

In a recent video from Saudi Arabia, three uniformed security officers and a professional swordsman in a white gown struggled to placate a woman cloaked in black and sitting in the street. A Saudi court had convicted her of murder, but she was proclaiming her innocence. [more…]

spiegel online: Barbarische Strafen: Saudi-Arabien richtet wie der "Islamische Staat"

23. January 2015 Leave a comment

In Saudi-Arabien wird der Blogger Raif Badawi ausgepeitscht – wegen Kritik an der Religionspolizei. Eine grausame Strafe, wie sie auch der “Islamische Staat” verhängt. Beide Regime teilen eine ähnliche Ideologie. [mehr…]

CBC News: Raif Badawi flogged in Saudi Arabia for activism, Amnesty International says

13. January 2015 Leave a comment

An activist who has a wife and three children in Sherbrooke, Que., underwent the first round of 50 lashes in public after morning prayers today in Saudi Arabia, human rights group Amnesty International says.Raif Badawi was sentenced last year to 10 years in prison, 1,000 lashes and a fine of one million Saudi Arabian riyals (about $315,000 Cdn) for offences including creating an online forum for public debate and insulting Islam.