Despite international appeals for an end to the death penalty, it has to ratify the death sentence against Sheikh Tiger last Sunday by the Supreme Court in Saudi Arabia, and the United Nations confirms its opposition to it.
BAGHDAD / obelisk urged the Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz, to stop the implementation of the death sentence against Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr.
The official spokesman for the Secretary-General Estefan Dogrec, said that 'Ban Ki-moon is concerned about the Saudi Supreme Court endorsement of the death penalty issued against Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr, the world of the Shiite religion, and urges the Secretary-General, the Saudi king to pardon him, and to stop all death sentences UK. '
Dogrec, who spoke at a news conference at UN headquarters in New York, He added, 'despite international appeals for an end to the death penalty, it has to ratify the death sentence against Sheikh Tiger last Sunday by the Supreme Court in Saudi Arabia, and the United Nations confirms its opposition to it.'
Saudi court ruled on October 15, 2014 the execution of the Tiger, the primary rule (not definitive), after his trial on charges of sedition in the country '.
He was convicted tiger, which the court described as 'unnecessary to sedition', on several charges, including 'out on the governor in order to disperse the Kingdom of the nation and spread chaos and overthrow the state.'
The Tiger trial began in March 2013, where he was several charges, including sedition, and demanded the Attorney General to establish an end banditry it.
Sheikh Tiger religious scholar and civil rights advocate, was known for defending the rights of citizens in Saudi Arabia and demanding the release of political prisoners in the country, and an end to marginalization and exclusion policies practiced by the authorities against the sons of the Eastern Province.
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