SAUDI ARABIA IS EXECUTING TEENAGERS FOR USING SOCIAL MEDIA – YOU CALL THAT ‘REFORM’?

SAUDI ARABIA IS EXECUTING TEENAGERS FOR USING SOCIAL MEDIA – YOU CALL THAT ‘REFORM’?
This week, British Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt used a trip to Riyadh to reaffirm the UK’s strong support for Saudi Arabia.  The visit comes amid an unprecedented jump in executions in the Kingdom. Saudi authorities have executed over 100 people since January… scores of people, including juveniles, have been arrested, tortured and sentenced to death for the ‘crime’ of attending protests.  Some have been executed.  Burt’s visit comes as the Kingdom threatens another wave of executions of vulnerable protesters, including children. Facing death alongside him are five other juveniles…as well as…a disabled young man. Some of their so-called crimes include using Whatsapp and Facebook to organise protests… the now-familiar mantra that the UK government is helping the Kingdom to ‘reform’
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