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- 1247 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
President Obama & Congress should call on Saudi Arabia to free imprisoned human rights activist Waleed Abu al-Khair



   

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fly bird (26)
Thursday December 17, 2015, 1:27 pm
President Obama & Congress should call on Saudi Arabia to free imprisoned human rights activist Waleed Abu al-Khair.
There are currently 2,095 signatures. NEW goal - We need 3,000 signatures!


Petition Background
Human rights attorney and advocate Waleed Abu al-Khair - a Nobel Peace Prize nominee - worked for the release of other Saudi human rights advocates from prison, including Raif Badawi, the blogger jailed and sentenced to 1,000 lashes.

In retaliation for this advocacy, Saudi Arabia’s government sentenced Waleed to 15 years in jail. He has been beaten, deprived of sleep and moved from jail to jail.

Amnesty International, calling Waleed a prisoner of conscience suffering purely for exercising his right to freedom of expression, has demanded that the Saudi government drop all charges against Waleed and free him from his unjust imprisonment. [1]

Urge President Obama and Congress to press for Waleed's release by signing our petition.
 

Evelyn B (63)
Thursday December 17, 2015, 1:48 pm
signed -
Thanks, Jess
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday December 17, 2015, 1:54 pm
signed already earlier; Thank you Jess!
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday December 17, 2015, 2:00 pm
thanks Jess-signed
 

Rose Becke (141)
Thursday December 17, 2015, 2:31 pm
Now that you have signed, help it grow by asking your friends, family, colleagues to sign.
 

Lone F (58)
Thursday December 17, 2015, 2:50 pm
Noted and signed - thanks Jess
 

. (0)
Thursday December 17, 2015, 4:56 pm
done Yesterday ty Jess
 

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (42)
Thursday December 17, 2015, 8:53 pm
Signed and shared. Thanks Jess.
 

Animae C (508)
Thursday December 17, 2015, 9:54 pm
Signed
4,675 signatures.

Thanx Jess
 

Henriette Matthijssen (154)
Thursday December 17, 2015, 10:29 pm
I signed, Thanks Jess for posting!
 

Sam H (410)
Thursday December 17, 2015, 11:24 pm
Thanks Jess! Not a bad idea! How about a petition to free all Saudis?
 

Kerstin Strobl (123)
Friday December 18, 2015, 2:20 am
signed
 

Abdessalam Diab (145)
Friday December 18, 2015, 3:54 am
Noted and signed. Thanks Jess.
 

Patricia Cannell (825)
Friday December 18, 2015, 9:03 am
Signed noted and shared.
 

Stella G (403)
Friday December 18, 2015, 2:10 pm
Notato e firmato. Grazie
 

Angelika R (143)
Friday December 18, 2015, 5:16 pm
Signed earlier from emil, thx jess!
 

Mari D (81)
Friday December 18, 2015, 8:10 pm
s/s
 

Dt Nc (0)
Friday December 18, 2015, 10:00 pm
Danke
 

Barb SiteIssues V (202)
Saturday December 19, 2015, 1:16 am
Signed & Noted, Thank you
 

Ed Site Issues V (198)
Saturday December 19, 2015, 4:59 am
S&N, Thanks
 

Marco Baracca (41)
Saturday December 19, 2015, 5:18 am
Signed #5749 ty Jess
 

Marie Ange Berchem (52)
Saturday December 19, 2015, 1:26 pm
N & S
 

Angeles Madrazo (298)
Saturday December 19, 2015, 4:36 pm
Signed
 

Jeff Creech (64)
Saturday December 19, 2015, 4:37 pm
Noted and Signed
 

Barbara Tomlinson (431)
Sunday December 20, 2015, 3:17 am
Re-posted in the Care2 group, "Amnesty International".
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday December 20, 2015, 6:10 am
Signed!! Thanks Jess
 

fly bird (26)
Sunday December 20, 2015, 12:39 pm
Thank you BMutiny!!
 

Barbara Tomlinson (431)
Sunday December 20, 2015, 7:22 pm
Re-posted in the Care2 group, "Atheist/Agnostic Alliance".
 

Catherine Alquier (160)
Monday December 21, 2015, 1:05 pm
Signed, always so many abuse in the world.......
 

fly bird (26)
Monday December 21, 2015, 1:36 pm
thank you, Catherine.

Yes, how sad and miserable, unnecessarily, for too many.
Let peace and freedom and ring!
Free imprisoned human rights activist Waleed Abu al-Khair!
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday January 24, 2016, 6:32 am
THANKS
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 27, 2016, 6:07 am
Noted, signed--ty Jess
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday April 12, 2016, 5:02 am

Thanks for compiling such nicest information in your blogs. Articles are very informative and hope again I’ll find more like that.
Paul Dansker
 

Joy T (443)
Saturday May 21, 2016, 3:59 am
S. & S..
 
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