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Saudi Human Rights Activist Sentenced to 9 Years in Prison

HeadlineApr 25, 2016

A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a human rights activist to nine years in prison. Amnesty International condemned the sentencing of Issa al-Hamid as part of the “Saudi Arabian authorities’ ruthless quest to eradicate any last vestige of dissent.” Obama visited Saudi Arabia for a fourth time last week.

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