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Waleed Abulkhair

Saudi Arabian Social Justice Human Rights Lawyer Waleed Abu al-Khair Continues to Fight for Social Justice from Prison

Bill Quigley | Posted 06.20.2016 | Politics
Bill Quigley

"Even from prison, you can still light a candle" Waleed Abu al-Khair began to practice law in Saudi Arabia in 2007. He quickly earned an internat...

Like Waleed Abu Al-Khair, We Must Never Waver In Our Commitment To Human Rights

Daniel N. Arshack | Posted 12.01.2015 | Politics
Daniel N. Arshack

Although the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has repeatedly pledged to comply with various Human Rights conventions, it nonetheless repeatedly has trampled the basic human rights of Waleed and others who are now languishing in Saudi prisons with crippling sentences of 15, 20 and 30 years.

Members Of Congress Call On Saudi Arabia To Release Blogger Raif Badawi

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 03.05.2015 | World

More than sixty members of Congress sent a bipartisan letter to the king of Saudi Arabia on Tuesday calling for the release of all prisoners of consci...

Waleed Abulkhair: Imprisoned!

Elham Manea | Posted 07.06.2014 | World
Elham Manea

Raif Badawi is in jail because he expressed his opinion peacefully and created a liberal website. His lawyer Waleed Abulkhair, on the other hand, is in jail for his defense of human rights and freedom of expression.