"Many of the 37 men who were executed in saudi Arabia for alleged terrorist offences earlier this week testified about the torture and fake confessions before the judgments fell."
"It is reported by CNN as part of the domstolsdokument related to 25 of the executed men."
"According to the documents appealed several of those convicted for their lives during the court hearing, and several persisted that they were innocent. Some of them said that there was evidence that they were tortured by interrogators."
"But the court took no account of what the men said."
"When the UN 2017 sniffed its concern that torture used to obtain confessions, claimed Riyadh to the sentenced confirmed their confessions in court. But it is contradicted by the documents CNN examined."
"another of the men asks the court to review the hospital records as proof that he tortured."
"Eleven of the men who are to be found in the documents was convicted for spying for Iran's behalf, the other fourteen were convicted of having formed a terrorcell. The death penalty was exhausted with the aid of confessions in the prison."
"the Country is an absolute monarchy, ruled by the royal family, the house of Saud."
"No political parties exist, nor any elected parliament. The king appoints a consultative assembly, the council, which had a somewhat enlarged role in the legislative process. Even the religious leaders are consulted on important decisions."
"Rule based on the Koran and islamic law, sharia. The country is ruled by an extreme form of sunniislam, called the wahhabi."
"the Country is the world's largest oil producer and is expected to dispose of a quarter of the earth's known oil reserves."
"Serious allegations from human rights organisations such as Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch directed against the saudi Arabia of arbitrarily arresting and imprisoning people, torturing in prisons and to impose the death penalty, even for children."