Saudi Activists Trial Continues in Riyadh

Global Voices:

The eighth hearing session of one of Saudi Arabia’s first public trials of two prominent human rights activists Mohammad Al-Qahtani and Abdullah Al-Hamid was held today [Dec 8, 2012] at the Riyadh Criminal Court. In the last hearing session, the public prosecutor responded to their defense, and today, the defendants provided additional defense. Ninety supporters attended the session, including three women and correspondents from Al Jazeera and Sky News.