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 exterior (2)
Posted: Wed 22 May 5:00am

Tonight, 22nd May, we have Wednesday Youth Group! It is for Year 6 upwards! Every Wednesday 6:15 — 7:30 pm. This week is a youth social. Come along!This Friday 24th May is another Mahjong Evening. Mahjong is a fun, sociable game. Come and learn at our next meeting at 7.30pm in Room 2. No previous knowledge or experience required. If you are interested in joining us, please contact Pat or...

images
Posted: Tue 21 May 5:00am

'Meeting Christ in Friend and Stranger' is the subtitle of The Good Faith Book Club's Choice to be discussed this Saturday at 2pm in The Welcome Space. The book was written by Sam Wells, Vicar of St. Martin-in-the-Fields and 'one of the finest priest-theologians of our time' according to Archbishop Justin Welby, He also broadcasts regularly on the BBC.You are welcome to come...

AMC A for C logo x
Posted: Mon 20 May 5:00am

Our next event is the ANNUAL CHARITY STALL IN MARKET SQUARE on Saturday 6th July 2019. Gifts suitable for the Tombola & Children's Lucky Dip will be gratefully received at any time. Please give them to: Jennie Torpey 581414 Pauline Noble 484940 or Sandie Steeden 331278.Then, on Action for Children Sunday, 14th July there will be a Cake & Plant Stall in the Hall, after the...