Saudi Arabia jails human rights activist Mohammed al-Bajadi

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.

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