Did Saudi Arabia tortured 14 death convicts Shias to force confessions

Did Saudi Arabia tortured 14 death convicts Shias to force confessions
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Saudi Arabia has issued a rare public response to accusations of torture used to force confessions from 14 Shia Muslims who were sentenced to death in July by the secretive Saudi Specialized Criminal Court.

The 14 men participated in anti-government protests in 2011 and 2012 during the Arab Spring.

statement by Sheikh Mansour Al-Ghafari described the trials as “terrorist cases” which were “held in the presence of their relatives and representatives of the media and the Human Rights Commission.”

“All defendants before the Saudi courts get their right to fair trials,” he added.

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