Saudi Arabia 'arrests 400 human rights supporters'
Monday 17 May 1993
The Arab Organisation of Human Rights (AOHR) said more than 10,000 people had signed a petition of support for the Committee for the Defence of Legitimate Rights, set up on 7 May. It expressed 'serious concern over the measures taken by the Saudi authorities against the founders and members of this committee' and urged King Fahd to call off the measures. The government stripped the seven founders of their jobs last week. Yesterday, the group's leader, Abdallah al-Masaari, said his son Mohammad, a university professor, was arrested at the weekend.
- 1 Planes go hybrid-electric in important step to greener flight
- 3 Antonio Martin shooting: Mayor says there should be 'no comparison' to Ferguson
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
£20000 - £35000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This full service social media ...
£24000 - £35000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: We are 'Changemakers in retail'...
Very Competitive: Austen Lloyd: Senior Conveyancer - South West We are see...
Excellent Salary: Austen Lloyd: DORSET MARKET TOWN - SENIOR PROPERTY SOLICITOR...