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Nimr al-Nimr
Nimr al-Nimr, also known as Sheikh Nimr, was a Saudi sheikh and revolutionary speaker. He was a popular cultural figure, especially among youth, and was an outspoken critic of the Saudi government. He also called for free elections in Saudi Arabia. He was arrested multiple times, to great controversy. He was sentenced to death in 2014 for "foreign meddling" and "disobeying" Saudi authorities. He was executed in 2016, despite the sentence being condemned by many countries.
Full Name Nimr Baqir al-Nimr
Who revolutionary speaker
Birth Date 1959
Death Date January 2, 2016
Country Saudi Arabia
Born Al-Awamiyah, Saudi Arabia
Died Saudi Arabia
Cause of Death execution
Education attended university for 10 years
Spouse Mona al-Jubeir


Connections

al-Nimr was an outspoken critic of the Saudi prince Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz al Saud. Upon Saud's death, al-Nimr encouraged people to "rejoice."


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