(Ahlul Bayt News Agency) - Arabic Network For Human Rights Information condemns the continuity of the Saudi regime to use, Thursday night of July 26, 2012, excessive violence and power against the peaceful demonstrations, which organized by the people of “Qatif” that calls for the release of the detainees in violation of the law. They were arrested as they expressed their opinions and peaceful activity. The use of violence resulted in several injures and arrests.
The Saudi security forces used the excessive powers against the peaceful protesters during a peaceful demonstrations that calls for the release of some detainees. In Qatif and fter a long time of non-existence of the security, the security forces and armed vehicles started to surrounding the protesters and used the tear gas bombs to dispense a hundreds of protesters.
They also use rubber and live bullets, which resulted in several deep injuries among youth as well as a large number of arrest, among them was the “Mohamed El-Shakhowry”, the rights activist, who was shot then sent to the military hospital.
Previously, The Saudi regime accused him and 22 persons, known as the “23” group, arbitrary accused them due to their participation in peaceful demonstrations in the eastern side. Such accusations include inciting riots, demagoguery assemble, obstruction of traffic within neighborhoods, the destruction of public and private property, possession of firearms illegally, and opened fire against citizens and security men, covered by innocent citizens and try to drag them into absurd confrontations with security forces in implementation of foreign agendas as well as the security services raided a number of houses and unlawfully searched them claiming that they search for wanted people and the arrest of a number of young people in their homes without press any charges.
It is worthy to be noted that the Eastern side, Qatif in particular, “Shiite Majority”, witness continued protest since a long time.
The protest increased after the arrest of “Nemr Baqer Nemr” the clergyman. The protests calls for social and political reforms and to stop the sectarian assault against the Shiite in “Saudi Arabia” and the to allow them to perform their rituals freely and to release the political detainees of “Qatif.
ANHRI said “the use of excessive power against the demonstrators proves that the suppressive and abusive policy that has been adopted for long by the Saudi regime against all the opposition, which call for freedoms in the light of complicity and silence of the Arab and International community in order to preserve the interests of some governments with Saudi Arabia”.
ANHRI added “the suppressive policy adopted by the Saudi regime will not succeed to infanticide the peoples movement in the country but will increase it to reach the people’s hope of the Arab Spring”.
ANHRI called all those who are interested in human rights in the middle east and the world to press the Saudi regime and expose its crimes and violations against human rights, in order to the immediate release of the political detainees, guarantee their safety, respect the freedom of opinion and expression as well as the peaceful demonstrations.