Analysis: International condemnation of Saudi Arabia's plans to execute three well-known scholars

The recent news of Saudi Arabia execution plans of three well-known Salafi scholars has sparked International condemnation. With the United Nations, several prominent rights groups, including Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International criticizing the oil-rich country.
The three individuals include Sheikh Salman al-Awdah an internationally known Islamic scholar, Awad al-Qarni a preacher, academic and author and Ali al-Omari a popular broadcaster
They were arrested in September 2017 during an alleged anti-corruption operation by Saudi Authorities along with dozens of prominent figures and are at the Criminal Special Court in the capital, Riyadh awaiting trial on multiple charges of "terrorism".
Joining us online is Naeem Jeenah, Afro-Middle East Centre
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