Saudi Arabia: Further information: Prison term upheld for Saudi Arabian defender: Abdulaziz al-Shubaily
29 August 2017, Index number: MDE 23/6940/2017
Saudi Arabian human rights defender Abdulaziz al-Shubaily was informed on 31 July that his eight-year prison sentence has been upheld by the Court of Appeal in Riyadh. He is now at risk of being imprisoned at any time to start serving his sentence. If imprisoned he will be a prisoner of conscience.