Last Updated: Sunday, January 13, 2013, 22:21
The UN has expressed distress at the execution of a Sri Lankan maid in Saudi Arabia on charge of murder, saying that it is deeply troubled by irregularities in her detention and trial.
Last Updated: Friday, January 11, 2013, 13:45
Sri Lanka has recalled its envoy to Saudi Arabia to protest the execution of a young maid from the country.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013, 16:38
Human Rights Watch criticised Saudi Arabia for executing a Sri Lankan woman worker convicted of killing a baby in her care in 2005 when she was 17.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013, 11:35
Rizana Nafeek had denied strangling the four-month-old baby in 2005 and the execution came despite global appeals to call it off.
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