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KSA has turned a new page into 2016 with continuous decisiveness and internal and external messages from Riyadh.
With the execution of Saudi Arabia to the most prominent theorists Nimr Al- Nimr and Faris Al Shuweil, and dozens of others that authorities proved their involvement in terrorism, the message of Saudi Arabia is clear now, in light of globally escalating negotiations about controlling and fighting «terrorism», which was a summary of last year’s harvest and renewed fear of today.

Saudi Arabia’s response to terrorism raised its voice in the world’s fight against this dilemma. With yesterday’s executions, Saudi Arabia’s sacrifices counted in face of terrorist acts.

The case that shows more decisiveness from Saudi Arabia the issue of other executions in Mecca, where 16 Kuwaitis convicted of involvement in two bombings near the Grand Mosque in Mecca in Hajj season 1989, which is known as cell «Hezbollah Kuwait» which derived its orders from Iran to hit the stability of the pilgrims before the start of their pilgrimage season, and Saudi Arabia carried out the death sentence after ratification in accordance with Islamic law and judicial systems.

The Commission on Human Rights in the kingdom confirmed that it has followed and attended the trials in these issues, and made sure the trial proceedings, principles and rules of fair trial are met, and ensured legal guarantees to the convicts; as three judges from the Specialized Criminal Court (SCC) looked into the cases whose sentences were appealed to five Judges in the Court of Appeal, then to five judges in the Supreme Court which represents the highest degrees of judicial review.

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