Petition for Relief: In the matter of Waleed Abulkhair v. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Petition for Relief: In the matter of Waleed Abulkhair v. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.111

On the first anniversary of the detention of human rights lawyer Waleed Abu Al-Khair,  organizations  filed a Petition for Relief asking the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention to confirm that his detention is arbitrary and to require his immediate release. The Petitioner was arrested 15 April 2014 and sentenced 6 July 2014 to 15 years in prison in violation of the UDHR, for representing clients and advocating for the recognition and enforcement of internationally protected human rights.  

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