DAILY FILE – Sheikh Salman al-Awdah, Awad al-Qarni and Ali al-Omari to be sentenced to death by Riyadh, Middle East Eye reports.
Three leading Saudi Arabian scholars being held by Riyadh on multiple charges of “terrorism” will be sentenced to death, according to a report.
Citing two government sources and one of the men’s relatives, Middle East Eye on Tuesday reported the three individuals – Sheikh Salman al-Awdah, Awad al-Qarni and Ali al-Omari – will be convicted and executed after the Muslim holy month of Ramadan concludes next month.
There was no comment from Saudi authorities on the report.
Al-Awdah is an internationally renowned progressive Islamic scholar described by UN experts as a “reformist”, al-Qarni is a preacher, academic and author, and al-Omari is a popular broadcaster.
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