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Is Saudi ramping up the campaign against religious scholars?

Is Saudi ramping up the campaign against religious scholars?
Friday 24
0:30 2019

Reports have emerged that three Muslim scholars face execution in Saudi Arabia after Ramadan. Saudi Arabia has jailed many activists and dissidents since Mohammed bin Salman became crown prince two years ago. Now media reports suggest three religious scholars may be sentenced to death after the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Salman al-Odah, Awad al-Qarni and Ali al-Omari were arrested in September 2017 on what Saudi Arabia described as "terrorism" charges. They are seen as reformists who've spoken about human rights. The United Nations and rights groups have been calling for their release. Why are they targeted? And what message ...

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Summary: Reports have emerged that three Muslim scholars face execution in Saudi Arabia after Ramadan.

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