Saudi rights lawyer jailed for 15 years

July 7, 2014 1:28 AM

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Saudi rights lawyer jailed for 15 years

Waleed Abulkhair jailed for "inciting public opinion" and "undermining judicial authorities", wife says.

A Saudi court has sentenced a prominent rights lawyer described by Amnesty International as a prisoner of conscience to 15 years in jail, relatives said in a statement posted on Twitter.

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