With over political prisoners languishing in prison, Saudi Arabia has become the epitome of oppression. Now, newly crowned King Salman is set to paint the Kingdom red with the blood of Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr, a prominent Shia cleric.
Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr: Shia cleric was a thorn in Saudi regime's side
Saudi execution of Shia cleric sparks outrage in Middle East
Saudi execution of Shia cleric sparks outrage in Middle East Iranian government and religious leaders say killing of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr will have serious repercussions for royal family
Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, condannato a morte per aver criticato la monarchia saudita
Saudi Arabia executes influential Shiite cleric Nimr al-Nimr
Saudi Arabia executes 47 people in one day including Shia cleric Scores of ‘terrorists’ put to death amid warning from Iran that executing prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr would ‘cost Saudi Arabia dearly’
Mohammad al-Nimr, the father of Ali al-Nimr and brother of Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, speaks to CNN's Becky Anderson about their trial.