He’s the lawyer who has defended so many others who have had their human rights denied. Now Waleed Abu al-Khair is imprisoned for his human rights activism.
From setting up one of the few human rights organisations in Saudi Arabia to representing blogger Raif Badawi in court, Waleed is one of the most outspoken critics of his government’s human rights abuses. The authorities are trying to silence him by imprisoning him for 15 years.
Sign petition for his release here.