Wednesday 31st October, 6pm - 8pm Saudi Embassy, 30-32 Charles Street, W1J 5DZ (next to Green Park station) Speakers: Yahya al-Alfaifi (Saudi trade unionist), Katy Clark MP, John McDonnell MP, Marsha-Jane Thompson (SYN Co-Chair), Sandy Mitchell (former British prisoner in Saudi Arabia), Murad Qureshi AM, Peter Tatchell See map here http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?f=q&h...075,-0.145741&spn=0.008641,0.010235&z=16&om=1 SYN is organising a demonstration against the Saudi dictator Abdullah al Saud who is on a state visit to Britain at the invitation of the Government between 30th October - 1st November. Saudi Arabia is one of the most repressive dictatorships on earth. There are no political parties, free elections, trade unions or independent media. Human rights abuses are rampant–including torture, floggings, amputations and public execution. Women are deprived of their most basic rights while gays face the prospect of death. The British Government continues to prop up this regime at the behest of the oil and defence industry while hypocritically preaching about democracy and human rights abuses abroad. Join the demonstration and make clear that British support for this vile dictatorship will no longer be tolerated!