After the holy month of Ramzan, Saudi Arabia is likely to execute three of its leading scholars, who have been accused under numerous charges of terrorism.

These accused leading scholars have been identified as Awad al-Qarni and Ali al-Omari, and Sheikh Salman al-Awdah.

However, Saudi Authorities have not commented over the issue yet.

Last month, Saudi Arabia has executed 37 men, who were accused of terror activities. Two of them were crucified publicly, send a warning message to others.

Therefore, the United Nations has condemned mass execution of Riyadh as “shocking” and “abhorrent”.

In 2018, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has executed 148 people.

In Saudi Arabia, last mass execution took place in January 2016, when around 47 convicts were put to death, also include prominent Shia leader Nimr al-Nimr.

There are several harsh laws in the UAE, which include execution, have received international condemnation from time to time.

In 2018, UN experts has condemned the Sauid’s “continued use of counter-terrorism and security-related laws against human rights defenders.”

The report reads, “Despite being elected as a member of the Human Rights Council at the end of 2016, Saudi Arabia has continued its practice of silencing, arbitrarily arresting, detaining and persecuting human rights defenders and critics.”

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