A disabled man sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia for attending a protest has been moved into solitary confinement in preparation for his execution, a human rights group has claimed. 
Munir al-Adam was found guilty of “attacks on police” and other offences during protests in the east of the kingdom in the April 2012. 
A court in the country’s capital, Riyadh, sentenced the 23-year-old to death in January last year. That sentence was upheld in May 2017.   
Mr Adam has impaired sight and was already partially deaf when he was arrested, but he now cannot hear in one ear at all. He claims this is a result of being badly beaten by police. 
Human rights group Reprieve, said Saudi authorities had not given a reason for his move to solitary confinement, which took place on 22 June. But it said prisoners were usually transferred into cells alone prior to their execution.
Mr Adam’s family had not been allowed to visit him, the …
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