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Saudi Arabia plans to execute first female political activist

Saudi Arabia plans to execute first female political activist

Saudi Arabia plans to execute first female political activist: Human rights activists are campaigning to save the life of the first woman in Saudi Arabia to be sentenced to death over her political activism. Israa al-Ghomgham, 29, was arrested along with her husband...
RUSSIA: Third 2018 conviction for Muslim study meetings

RUSSIA: Third 2018 conviction for Muslim study meetings

RUSSIA: Third 2018 conviction for Muslim study meetings: A Krasnoyarsk court handed 27-year-old Sabirzhon Kabirzoda a two-year suspended sentence on 14 August for meeting with others to study his faith using the works of theologian Said Nursi. He is the third such...
TURKMENISTAN: Now eight jailed conscientious objectors

TURKMENISTAN: Now eight jailed conscientious objectors

TURKMENISTAN: Now eight jailed conscientious objectors: With two jailings in August, eight conscientious objectors aged 18 to 24 are now serving labour camp terms of one to two years. Forum 18 could not reach Human Rights Ombudsperson Yazdursun Gurbannazarova to ask...