Amnesty International reports are fabricated and baseless: KSA Ministry of Media

Jeddah: Ministry of Media of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia categorically denies the allegations levelled by Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch in its recent reports, Ministry of Media responded strongly and called that these reports are totally baseless & incorrect and fabricated.

“These recent reports by Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch are baseless,” the Ministry of Media confirmed in a statement on its official Twitter account, in response to a report published on Nov. 20.

The ministry said it categorically denies the allegations that are quoted from unknown “statements” or “uninformed sources” and are “simply fabricated and incorrect.”

 “The government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia categorically and strongly denies the allegations made by them. The wild claims made, quoting anonymous ‘testimonies’ or ‘informed sources’, are simply wrong,” the ministry of media said in a statement.

Earlier Amnesty International in its report blamed that Several Saudi Arabian activists have been detained without charge since May 2018 in Saudi Arabia’s Dhahban Prison, where they reportedly faced torture and other forms of ill-treatment during interrogation.

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