USA: 70 Lawmakers urge Obama to press Saudi Arabia for release of Ahmadi prisoners

Source: examiner.com | Imran Jattala

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70 members of the U.S. Congress sent a bi-partisan letter to President Obama on March 26, 2014, in advance of his upcoming trip to Saudi Arabia, urging for the release of two Ahmadi Muslim “prisoners of conscience.”

Sultan Hamid Marzooq al-Enezi and Saud Falih Awad al-Enezi were arrested in May 2012 for interrogation and later moved to an undisclosed prison on the charge of apostasy for becoming members of the AhmadiyyaMuslim Community.

In January 2014, The Tom Lantos Human RightsCommission of the US Congress held hearing on the matter of “Prisoners of Conscience Around the World” and the plight of the two Ahmadi brothers emerged from awritten testimony submitted by Amjad Mahmood Khan, Esq., national director of public affairs of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community – USA.

Prior to their arrest, it was submitted, the pair was… read more at examiner.com

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