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23-01-2012 - Saudi Gazette

The specialist penal court resumed terror trial

The Specialist Penal Court resumed Sunday the trials of 49 men - 36 Saudis, 4 Egyptians, 2 Yemenis, 2 Chadians, 2 Sudanese, 2 Syrians and one Nigerian - accused of terrorism charges.


The session was attended by the 21st and 22nd defendants. The Prosecution General read out the charges against the defendants. The judge said they could seek a lawyer.


The defendants however said they would reply to the charges themselves. The session was attended by media and human rights officials.


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