Saudi Arabia Defends Decision to Execute 14 shia youth Activists

Saudi Arabia: 14 shia protestors facing ‘imminent’ beheading

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by LouSaudi Arabia defended its decision to execute more than a dozen Shia activists involved in demonstrations during the 2011 and 2012 Arab Spring revolts.

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In a rare statement, the Saudi authorities said it had sentenced the activists to death based on a fair trial. 

Human-rights activists claim that some of the sentenced men were tortured and forced into making false confessions. This later led to them being convicted to death in a secretive counter-terrorism court.

The group included a teenager who was arrested at the airport before boarding a flight to visit a university in Michigan, and a youth who is half-deaf and nearly blind, activists said.

Shias in the Sunni-majority kingdom have long complained of discrimination and harassment by fanatical Sunni authorities. Image result for code pink protest saudi execution 14 activists

Middle East Eye this week reported on the continued siege Saudi authorities have imposed on a Shia-majority town in the east of the country.  see.. Saudi Arabia’s Orwellian “Development Plans” For The Shia Town It Just Flattened

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