#FreeNimr: Speak Out Against Injustice

#FreeNimr: Speak Out Against Injustice

Six months ago, Shia cleric Nimr Baqir al-Nimr was sentenced to death for calling for peaceful protests against the persecution of Shia Muslims in Saudi Arabia. Rightful outrage led to the organization of a Twitter storm. People from across the globe called for the release of Sheikh Nimr using the hashtag #FreeNimr. Here are some highlights:

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Sheikh Nimr is still in prison. However, his execution has been delayed and there is still time for all of us to educate ourselves and for us to speak out against the injustice of his detainment. Speak now, because in the words of Audre Lorde, “your silence will not protect you.”

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