Saudi Activist Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison

Abdulkareem al-Khadar, a founding member of the Kingdom’s defiant leading human rights organisation, the Saudi Civil and Political Rights Association (ACPRA), was sentenced to eight years in prison for inciting public opinion and establishing an unlicensed human rights organization among other charges, five years of which to be suspended and applied only if the activist participates in any illegal assembly or association after his release.

The crackdown continues.