FRONTLINE

Sentenced to Die in Saudi Arabia

Clip: Season 34 Episode 7 | 6m 19s

He was put on Saudi Arabia’s death row in the wake of the Arab Spring when he was just 17 years old. Ali Nimar has been awaiting execution ever since. Although Ali’s parents have been told not to talk to the media, they are now breaking their silence in an effort to save their son.

Aired: 03/22/16

Rating: NR

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