Posted by Mirza Ghulam Rabbi
The seven were sentenced to death in 2009 for an armed robbery in 2006, but Amnesty quoted the men as saying they were tortured into confessions. It said King Abdullah ratified their sentences in February.
“They have since said they were severely beaten, denied food and water, deprived of sleep, forced to remain standing for 24 hours and then forced to sign ‘confessions’,” said Amnesty.
A spokesman for the kingdom’s Interior Ministry was not immediately able to comment on the report, but has repeatedly said in the past that Saudi Arabia does not practice torture.
What is reported, if true, is not Islam but a distorted form of so called faith preached and yet not even practised by the Saudis. They will use the holy name of Islam to justify their crime while themselves following all un-Islamics customer and practices. May Allah protect all Muslims from such tyrant rulers.