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Saudi forces seal off eastern Shiite town: HRW
Dubai, Aug 13, 2017 (AFP) - Saudi Arabia's security forces have sealed off a Shiite-majority town in the east of the Sunni-ruled kingdom, Human Rights Watch said Sunday, following months of unrest and clashes with police.
Saudi authorities last week said they seized control of a district of Awamiya, a town in the eastern Qatif region where protests have escalated into clashes with security forces in recent months.
HRW on Sunday said Saudi secu ...