Skip to comments.He was arrested at 13, now Saudi Arabia wants to execute him
Posted on 06/07/2019 11:28:54 PM PDT by Cronos
Foot on pedal, 10-year-old Murtaja Qureiris is about to lead the group of around 30 children. In video footage obtained by CNN, he is wearing rolled up denim jeans and black flip-flops on his feet, and grinning at the camera recording the event. It may look like a regular bike ride, but the group is staging a protest. Moments after they set off, Qureiris gets lost in the sea of boys, struggling to keep up as he lifts a megaphone and presses it against his lips. The people demand human rights! he shouts. As a boy, Qureiris participated in demonstrations like this bike ride, expressions of dissent in Saudi Arabias Eastern Province during the 2011 Arab Spring. Three years after he was filmed taking part in the bike protest, Saudi authorities arrested Qureiris, then just 13 years old. He was traveling with his family to Bahrain when he was detained by Saudi border authorities on the King Fahd causeway that connects the two countries.
At the time, he was considered by lawyers and activists to be the youngest known political prisoner in Saudi Arabia. Now, at the age of 18, Qureiris is facing the death penalty after being held for almost four years in pre-trial detention, CNN has learned.
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BECAUSE THEY’RE THE LESSER EVIL BETWEEN THEM AND IRAN AND WE HAVE TO BE ALLIES!!!!!!!!!!!
That’s the thinking of way too many morons.
That’s the thinking of way too many around here.
I know. I’ve gotten the responses.
It sickens me.
They are the worse evil. The Saudis are the sponsors of Wahabbism. They trained and financed and created Al Qaeda, al shaban, the Taliban, Islamic state, Abu sayyaff, Boko haram. All wahhabbi groups.
They finance madrassas in Pakistan, the USA, UK, Indonesia, bringing kids up as jihadis.
What has Iran done?
Saudi nationals flew planes into the wtc buildings, not Iranians. In the past two decades EVERY.SINGLE. ATTACK on the west has been done bu Wahabbis inspired by Saudia. Not one Iranian shia
Can I copy and plagiarize you because it SICKENS me when I get that response but I could not articulate a strong response as some of us are better than others at it.
I one hundred percent agree with you and since they are factual statements it wouldn’t matter if i didn’t.
And they killed some good friend on 9/11 here, something that I am told “needs to be put in perspective” because we needs the Sauds.
Makes me want to throw up.
OMG, I actually have tears streaming down my face after reading this cnn BS!
Good, bad or indifferent, why would anyone on FR believe CNN?
I agree with everything you said except this. Ever since the revolution Iran has had a history of attacks on Americans abroad, if not on the Continental United States. The Iranian government has been equally violent toward Iranian citizens as well.
The curse of the Saudis is that they could be a very civilized, productive people if they didn’t have a strain of Islam that is “barbaric” and expansionist.
The curse of Iran is that they have a very educated population for the most part, but their religious/political leaders are psychopaths in the name of Allah and they want a nuclear bomb(s) and will do anything to get it (thanks to Russia, Red China, No. Korea and possibly Pakistan).
Like the old Stealers Wheel song goes, “Stuck in the middle with you” and no way out.
SJW demands change.
He is arrested for SJW deviance, and punished by local law. Which means death.
CNN and other progressive liberal Marxists are horrified.
Well-meaning FReeper posts the story, hoping that other conservatives would side with the liberal CNN on this matter. SJW should be allowed to protest and enact change for “democracy”.
Nonsense. You break a law, you get the punishment.
SJW types do not have the same kind of immunities that they are granted in the United States, and Europe, in the rest of the world. In fact, I argue that SJW-types have been given far too much freedom and it has impacted the freedom of the people in the communities where they reside.
For the same reason we were allied with Joe Stalin. Iran is worse.
As soon as I saw it was CNN, I didnt read it. I know nothing about this particular story, but its against my own personal principles to read anything from CNN. They are non persons to me.
Why do you think that CNN is telling the truth?
There is definitely an agenda at play here. The Left and its Iranian allies are trying to drive a wedge between the US and the Saudis. The death of Khashoggi became a rallying point led by the WP. There are many different groups of Saudi and other Arab dissidents located abroad funded by Western SJWs. They want to accomplish what the Arab Spring could not.
MBS has become the target especially after he rounded up a bunch of the richest Princes in the Kingdom and held them in a Riyadh hotel for over a month and shook them down for billions. It included Prince Alaweed bin Talal.
The Eastern Province of the Kingdom has a large Shia population that is supported by Iran. It is fertile ground for instigating a coup against the Royal Family. The Iranians are behind much of these domestic threats to the Saudi Government. Planting these kinds of stories with the likes of CNN, the WP, and NYT remind me of similar efforts to take down the Shah.
Lets make a trade, the muzzie cop who killed a white women for this kid
Of course you may copy it. The USA does not need the Saudia or the Iranians. The USA is a self sufficient hyper power. The Saudis are a global threat
You can find the same information on every other website. Saudis are evil
Please name any that have been carried out by the Iranians this century
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