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Saudi Arabia Ali Al-Nimr: Last Call For Action

SHAFAQNA - THE STORY During the Arab spring protests in eastern Saudi Arabia, more than 300 activists were placed under arrest. At the age of 17, the youngest one of them was one Ali al-Nimr, who was arrested at an anti-government protest…

UK should publicly reject Saudi propaganda claims on execution of three Shiite boys

SHAFAQNA - UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is being urged to publicly reject Saudi Arabian "propaganda" claims concerning three young men on death row, amid fears the protestors are set to be executed in the country – despite being convicted…

Saudi Arabia to ‘complete’ January mass executions

SHAFAQNA- Four more prisoners are reportedly to be killed by Saudi Arabia as the country moves to "complete" a wave of mass executions that started in January. The kingdom put 47 people to death on a single day that month, including the…

Twitter storm for Saudi boys on death row #FREETHE3

SHAFAQNA - Saudi Arabia is set to carry out three more death sentences this March, directly following in the bloody footsteps of January, 2, 2016, when 47 men, among whom prominent Shia cleric, Sheikh nimr al-Nimr were killed. Okaz, a liberal…

Sayyed Jafar Fadlallah: Sheikh Nimr Strived for Equal Rights in Saudi Arabia

SHAFAQNA- Sayyed Jafar Fadlallah said the Saudi regime’s allegations against Sheikh Nimr and accusing him of terrorist activities were absolutely baseless. He said Sheikh Nimr sought equal rights for people and amendment of the constitution…

Sheikh Nimr in High Spirit

SHAFAQNA- Prominent Saudi Shia cleric, Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr, is in “high spirits” despite reports suggesting that he is at risk of imminent execution, his brother said. “He’s good, very well, high spirits. His health is very…

#AliMohammedAlNimr - Stop the Killing! Stop Saudi Arabia’s campaign of violence!

SHAFAQNA - Today a young boy, Ali Mohammad al-Nimr emaciates alone in solitary confinement, Al-Harra prison in Saudi Arabia, awaiting a death sentence. Al-Harrah is one of Saudi Arabia notorious high security prisons, where inmates are routinely…

Ali al-Nimr’s campaign - What’s a life really worth?

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SHAFAQNA - Since his arrest in 2012, Ali Mohammad al-Nimr the nephew of prominent Shia cleric and rights activist Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr has languished in a Saudi Arabian prison, the pawn in a cruel game of political manipulations and sectarian…

"Rescue my son"; Mother appeals to US president Obama to stop Saudi crucifixion

SHAFAQNA - The mother of a youth facing beheading for taking part in protests in Saudi Arabia has pleaded with US President Barack Obama to "rescue my son" in an interview published by the British daily The Guardian on Thursday. The sentence…

Breaking The Silence: Arrested At Age 16, Ali al-Nimr Faces Execution By Beheading Under Saudi Law

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SHAFAQNA - It was Malala Yousafazi, who said: “We realize the importance of our voice when we are silenced.” Today we have the opportunity to speak up and denounce the most heinous crimes of all - those committed against children. Because…