Contact
Streaming
Map
 
Enriching lives

Tweet King Salman

Home » News » Tweet King Salman

Waleed Abu al-Khair is a prominent Saudi Arabian human rights lawyer who has represented many victims of human rights violations, including his brother-in-law Raif Badawi, who was sentenced to 1,000 lashes for blogging about free speech. After being harassed and and interrogated on numerous occasions by the authorities, Waleed was sentenced on 6 July 2014 to 15 years in prison, plus a 15-year travel ban. He was found guilty of 'insulting the judiciary', 'disobeying the ruler' and 'harming the reputation of the Kingdom'. Waleed suffers from diabetes, and says he has been tortured. He has been regularly moved between prisons, making it difficult for his wife and child to visit him.
You can support Waleed with a card or by sending a letter or a tweet to His Majesty King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud. To find out how, click here.
To see how effective last year's Amnesty campaign was, click here.
To see Amnesty International's FAQ's, click here.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

AMC Trinity
Rev. Richard Atkinson: Sat 06 Jun 12:00pm

Tomorrow, 7th June, is Trinity Sunday. In his live-streamed service from the minister, our minister Richard will preach on the Holy Spirit as Comforter, Advocate and Counsellor.As usual, the service can be accessed by clicking the Streaming button at the top right of this website's home page. By scrolling down you can also access our other recent services.The words of the hymns will be...

Thought for
Arthur Sara: Sat 06 Jun 5:00am

Arthur concludes this theme on 'The armour of God' with verses 17-20 from Ephesians, chapter 6:17 Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. 18 And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord's people. 19 Pray also for me, that whenever I...

AMC Richard Atkinson
Rev. Richard Atkinson: Fri 05 Jun 12:00pm

Reproduced from the Circuit magazine, July — September 2020. Click here for the magazine.It is very strange composing this piece in these uncertain times. By the time you read it things could be the same, restrictions may have been eased or sadly the lockdown may have become more severe. In the midst of these tempestuous times church life goes on. Firstly, I want to...