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Rupert Colville, spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

“Despite a birth certificate that allegedly showed she was a minor at the time of the baby's death and repeated expressions of concern from the international community, she was convicted of murder, sentenced to death and beheaded.."


Jan 2013: The laws in Saudi Arabia falls short of universally accepted norms concerning investigation of crimes, most importantly in this case the failure to conduct of an autopsy upon the body of the deceased....


We are heartbroken and devastated to recieve news of the outrageous and unjust beheading of Rizana Nafeek.

Our hearts go out to her family and loved ones.

Chris Crowstaff - founder, Safe World for Women - 9th January 2013