Buildings are seen in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, December 18, 2017. Picture taken December 18, 2017. (REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser)
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United Nations human rights experts called on Saudi Arabia Tuesday to end "repression" of rights activists and release dozens detained since September for peacefully exercising their civil and political rights.Prominent Islamist preacher Salman al-Awdah, whom the U.N. experts described as a "reformist" and an influential religious figure who has urged greater respect for human rights within Sharia, is among those held, they said.The U.N. investigators have global mandates on arbitrary detention, human rights defenders, the right to freedom of opinion and expression, freedom of religion or belief, and protection of human rights while countering terrorism.
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