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Independent UN experts say radical Saudi Arabia scholar held for years should be tried or released

May. 15, 2024 10:01 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A radical Sunni scholar whose criticisms of Saudi Arabia's government and the West drew praise from the l ate al-Qaida founder Osama bin Laden should be immediately tried or released from a yearslong arbitrary detention by the kingdom, independent experts...

Saudi Arabia confirms a fitness influencer received an 11-year sentence over 'terrorist offenses'

May. 01, 2024 05:49 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Saudi Arabia confirmed in a letter to the United Nations that a female fitness instruction who was popular online received an 11-year prison sentence but did not specify any of her alleged “terrorism offenses.” Though the kingdom insisted the case had nothing...