Members of Saudi security forces are seen during a raid on a wanted list of suspects involved in the bombing of a mosque in Asir province in August, outside the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia May 6, 2016. Saudi Press Agency/Handout
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Saudi Arabia plans to execute 14 citizens, all Shiites, after a "grossly unfair trial" linked to political protests, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday.Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia, which has one of the highest rates of executions in the world, has witnessed protests and clashes with police in its mainly Shiite eastern province since 2011 . Court documents obtained by the two human rights groups showed that a total of 38 defendants, including the 14 sentenced to death, were convicted of charges linked to demonstrations in the eastern province 2011 and 2012 .
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