Saudi Arabia jails human rights activist Mohammed al-Bajadi
Co-founder of the Association for Civil and Political Rights sentenced to 10 years in prison after being accused of organising a protest and other charges.
A founding member of one of the few independent human rights groups in Saudi Arabia has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, a regional rights group has said. Report from Agence France-Presse in The Guardian.
Mohammed al-Bajadi was sentenced last Thursday by the specialised criminal court in Riyadh, whose jurisdiction is related to terrorism, the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) said in a statement on Wednesday.