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Saudi Arabia: Capital Punishment

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL4067, tabled on 30 November 2015

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they intend to make to the government of Saudi Arabia about the sentencing of a Sri Lankan female domestic worker to death by stoning in that country.

Answered on

9 December 2015

We continue to be concerned by the case of Waleed abu Al-Khair and have raised it at a senior level with the Saudi authorities. We will continue to follow this and other cases closely.