A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a human rights activist to nine years in prison

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Written by  Published in National Issues Wednesday, 27 April 2016 00:00

A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a human rights activist to nine years in prison. Asian Human Rights Council headed by Dr Anthony Raju condemned the sentencing of Issa al-Hamid as part of the "Saudi Arabian authorities’ ruthless quest to eradicate any last vestige of dissent." Obama visited Saudi Arabia for a fourth time last week.

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