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Jordan ex-officials handed 15 years over ‘coup plot’

Taipei Times 12 Jul 2021
AFP, AMMAN. A Jordanian court yesterday sentenced two former officials to 15 years in jail over a palace coup attempt that sparked a crisis in a kingdom seen as a regional oasis of stability ... The former crown prince was not on trial ... The men’s lawyers said they would appeal. Riyadh has fervently denied any involvement in the alleged plot ... .
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OFW raped in Saudi is now two months pregnant–Bello

Manila Bulletin 07 Jul 2021
The Filipina overseas worker who was raped by her employers in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is now two months pregnant ... As of now, Bello, a lawyer, said the Philippines “lacks jurisdiction” on the rape case. Bello said that filing the case in Riyadh would allow Saudi authorities to act on it.
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Former Saudi officials to be questioned about alleged links to 9/11 attackers

The Guardian 24 Jun 2021
... acting for families of the victims, who view it as a breakthrough in efforts to prove a link between Riyadh and the hijackers.
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The legal war between the Saudis and their former spymaster

Metro USA 22 Apr 2021
The Jabri family alleges that Saudi authorities interfered in the legal process, including circumventing appeals proceedings, which Riyadh denies ... Jabri’s family say Omar and Sarah al-Jabri – aged 23 years and 21 years, respectively – filed their appeal in late November in the court of appeals in Riyadh.
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WorldThe legal war between the Saudis and their former spymaster

Reuters 22 Apr 2021
The Jabri family alleges that Saudi authorities interfered in the legal process, including circumventing appeals proceedings, which Riyadh denies ... Jabri’s family say Omar and Sarah al-Jabri - aged 23 years and 21 years, respectively - filed their appeal in late November in the court of appeals in Riyadh.
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Australian facing extradition from Morocco to Saudi 'wrong' man: lawyer

The New Arab 13 Mar 2021
Osama Al Hasani's name and birth did not correspond with those of the man sought in Riyadh's arrest warrant, according to his lawyer. An Australian detained in Morocco and threatened with extradition to Saudi Arabia, where rights groups fear he would face torture, is not the man identified in Riyadh's arrest warrant, his lawyer said Friday.
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Sudan: Unlawful Detentions by Rapid Support Forces

Human Rights Watch 01 Mar 2021
Between September 2020 and February 2021, Human Rights Watch interviewed four former detainees, two family members, and a lawyer in cases in which the RSF had unlawfully held civilians ... He said RSF denied him access to a lawyer. He spent eight days in the al-Riyadh and al-Manshiya locations before being transferred to al-Huda federal prison.
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Lawsuit: MbS Sought to Lure Ex-Spymaster’s Family to Harm

Kayhan 06 Feb 2021
RIYADH (Dispatches) – Lawyers have filed an amended complaint in the U.S.-based lawsuit against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS) containing allegations about attempts to "lure” an ex-spymaster’s family to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and summons for two alleged members of the "Tiger” hit squad.
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Law firm praises Saudi Arabia tax amnesty extension

Arab News 03 Feb 2021
RIYADH. A senior tax lawyer has praised Saudi Arabia’s decision to extend the tax amnesty for international companies to June 30 ... If it is settled between April and May, there will be 75 percent exemption of fines ... ....
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Women in Saudi Arabia reflect on a year of progress and change

The National 30 Dec 2020
Saudi women have more rights than ever before,” Hayat Osman, a young lawyer in Riyadh, told The National ... of various sectors of the community on what matters most to women and how we can ensure women’s economic empowerment,” she said during the summit in Riyadh last month.
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Loujain Al-Hathloul jailed for 68 months, with half sentence suspended

Arab News 29 Dec 2020
Saudi Arabia’s Public Prosecutor and the attorney for Loujain Al-Hathloul, sentenced to 68 months in prison under counterterrorism laws, will both file an appeal against the verdict of the Specialized Criminal Court in Riyadh, sources told Arab News.
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Trump administration considering immunity for Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman: report

The Hill 23 Dec 2020
In November, State Department officials requested information from Aljabri’s lawyers on their views on Riyadh’s immunity request for Mohammed bin Salman, according to documents reviewed by The New York Times ... Aljabri’s son Khalid told the Times that he fears Riyadh would view any ...
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Saudi King Salman should keep his son on a tight rein

Middle East Monitor 10 Dec 2020
Kushner's insidious influence led to dozens of Palestinians, including the Islamic Resistance Movement's official representative in Riyadh and his son, being arrested last year and pushed through secret courts without lawyers or any knowledge of the charges against them.
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US judge orders partial disclosure of Khashoggi murder files

The Times of India 09 Dec 2020
The CIA concluded that the young royal had been responsible for the killing, straining relations between the United States - where Khashoggi lived - and Riyadh ... "The court's judgement is a vital step towards ending impunity for the murder," said Amrit Singh, the foundation's lead lawyer in the case.
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NGO to Riyadh: Release Palestinian, Jordanian Detainees

Kayhan 15 Nov 2020
RIYADH (Dispatches) – The UK-based Arab Organization for Human Rights (AOHR) has renewed its call on Saudi Arabia to release Palestinian and Jordanian citizens who have been detained in Saudi prisons for more than twenty months.
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