US State Department: Sentencing of Saudi Humanitarian Aid Worker

US State Department: Sentencing of Saudi Humanitarian Aid Worker

Washington, DC (STL.Information) Press Assertion by Ned Value, Division Spokesperson:

We’re involved by studies {that a} Saudi counterterrorism courtroom sentenced Saudi support employee Abdulrahman al-Sadhan to twenty years in jail adopted by a 20-year journey ban.  We’ll proceed to observe this case intently all through any appeals course of.  As now we have mentioned to Saudi officers in any respect ranges, freedom of expression ought to by no means be a punishable offense.  We’ll proceed to raise the position of human rights in our relationship with Saudi Arabia and encourage authorized reforms that respect the human rights of all people.

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