International Shia News Agency
All NewsFeatured 2Human rightsMiddle EastOther News

Saudi Arabia: Woman sentenced to 30 years over tweets

Woman sentenced to 30 years

SHAFAQNA- A Saudi woman has been sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for anonymously tweeting about political prisoners, the UK-based rights group Alqst has told.

Fatima Al-Shawarbi, who is from Al-Ahsa province and believed to be under 30, was sentenced by the Specialized Criminal Court (SCC) during an appeal hearing, sources inside the kingdom with knowledge of her case told Alqst. The court also handed her a 30-year and six-month travel ban.

Source: middleeasteye

Related posts

UNESCO: 42 new sites added to the World Heritage list


Saudi delegation visits West Bank amid Israel talks


Saudis to build first nuclear power plant


Riyadh to host World Tourism Day for first time


Saudi Arabia-Egypt condemned Jewish extremists attack on the Al-Aqsa Mosque under police protection


Saudi Arabia calls for independent Palestinian state


Leave a Comment