Sky News, Salma al-Shehab: Leeds student jailed in Saudi Arabia is being used ‘to set an example’ and must be ‘immediately released’, says Amnesty International

“Ms al-Shehab, who was also given a 34-year travel ban, was arrested in January 2021 while on holiday in Saudi Arabia, having been targeted by the authorities for using Twitter to follow, write about and support Saudi women’s rights activists.”

Also see The Guardian, Saudi snitching app appears to have been used against jailed Leeds student “The user told Shehab that he had reported her on the Saudi app, which is called Kollona Amn, or We Are All Security. It is not clear whether the Saudi officials responded directly to the report, but the 34-year-old mother was arrested two months later.”


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