Saudi women’s legal rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has turned down a proposal to safe her launch from prison in trade for a video clip statement denying she was tortured in custody, her household has reported. “The Saudi point out safety has frequented my sister in prison lately. They have questioned her to … seem on online video to deny the torture and harassment,” her brother Walid al-Hathloul claimed on Twitter on Tuesday. “That was portion of a deal to release her.”
Al-Hathloul was amid a number of detainees who accused interrogators of torture and sexual harassment, a cost vehemently denied by the authorities.
She was arrested alongside with a dozen many others a lot more than a yr in the past.
Saudi officers have denied torture allegations against al-Hathloul.
Al Jazeera speaks to worldwide human rights law firm Toby Cadman