Saudi Arabia: Hani al-Sayegh: deported, detained, denied basic rights

Hani al-Sayegh, a Saudi Arabian, fled to the USA to seek asylum. On 10 October 1999 he was forcibly returned home, two days after the US authorities stated that he ”was not entitled to remain in this country and that his removal to Saudi Arabia was appropriate”. On his arrival in Saudi Arabia he was detained.

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