South Asians for Human Rights

Promoting Democracy, Upholding Human Rights

By Amadoru Amarajeewa

The father of the domestic aide Rizana Nafeek, has appealed again to the king of Saudi Arabia for clemency for his daughter.

Mohamed Sultan Nafik of Safi Nagar, has also written to President Mahinda Rajapaksa to intervene and save his daughter from the death row as no change had been made by the Saudi Arabian highest court with regard to the death sentence. He stated that his daughter spoke to him last on the 23rd and cried.

About one and a half years ago Rizana’s father, mother and the sister had visited her in prison. Family members are leading a hard life by plucking fire wood, feeding four members

Source: The Daily Mirror – 28.10.2010