Pressure mounts on Saudi Arabia to free prisoner whose release has already been ordered by court

Pressure mounts on Saudi Arabia to free prisoner whose release has already been ordered by court

Human rights organisation Rights Radar has on Monday called on the Saudi authorities to release a Yemeni citizen who has been detained in Al-Shumaisi prison in the holy city of Mecca since two years ago, despite a ruling for his release.

The Rights Radar foundation, which is based in the Netherlands, called on the Saudi authorities to release Mohammed Abdullah Waheeb, who hails from Al-Tahita district south of Hodeidah and has been detained in ward 63 in Al-Shumaisi prison for the past two years.

The organisation reported that Waheeb is still detained, despite a clear judicial ruling issued for his release from the 15th Individual Criminal Chamber of the Criminal Court in Mecca.

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