Free Saudi Arabian Human Rights Activists

action26636.jpgDr Mohammad al-Qahtani and Abdullah al-Hamid are prominent Saudi Arabian human rights defenders who co-founded the Saudi Association for Civil and Political Rights (ACPRA) in 2009 and were sentenced to 10 and 11 years in prison respectively in March 2013.

Earlier this week the two men began a hunger strike in protest at the deterioration of their prison conditions. Both men have suffered as a result of arbitrary decisions by the prison authorities including confiscation of their books and personal belongings and moving them to prison cells that pose serious dangers to their health.

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