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Rhys Davies appears on Al Jazeera Television to analyse leaked reports in the Guardian of abuse of Saudi political prisoners

1st April 2019

Rhys Davies was asked to comment on information obtained by the Guardian newspaper that the country’s ruler, King Salman, has ordered reports to be prepared on the condition of Saudi political prisoners.

The Guardian has been informed that the Saudi King commissioned examinations of up to 60 prisoners, possibly with a view to releasing and pardoning them. The examinations take place against a backdrop of ongoing scrutiny into allegations of human rights abuses in Saudi Arabia.

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Year of Call: 2004