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Waleed Abu Al-Khair

15 Years in Jail for Defending Human Rights

Human rights lawyer Waleed Abu al-Khair was jailed for 15 years under a cruel terrorism law in Saudi Arabia. He has defended many peaceful activists, including jailed blogger Raif Badawi, and has challenged the widespread crackdown on human rights across the country. Waleed is a Prisoner of Conscience. Write a short letter to the King of Saudi Arabia calling for his immediate and unconditional release. After you've written that letter, please also take a moment to write a short solidarity letter or postcard to Waleed, letting him know that you are taking action for his human rights. All the information you'll need can be found in the case sheet and sample letter below.

Take Action With These Easy Steps

1. Download the case sheet for Waleed Abu Al-Khair
2. Download the sample letter to King of Saudi Arabia
3. Take action online for Waleed, in addition to writing letters
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5. Let us know how many letters you wrote

Demand Justice for Waleed

Write to the King of Saudi Arabia. Call on him to:

Reverse this miscarriage of justice and call for his immediate, unconditional release as a prisoner of conscience.

King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques
Office of His Majesty the King
Royal Court, Riyadh
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Send Your Messages of Solidarity to Waleed

Remind Waleed he is not forgotten, and show the authorities that he has support around the world. Write to him in prison, and then please take a picture of your letter and email his wife Samar Badawi at freewaleed57@gmail.com

Waleed Abu al-Khair Al-Ha'ir Prison
Riyadh 14765
Saudi Arabia

Waleed Abu Al-Khair Saudi Arabia