Sheikh Nimr Nimr being by the Saudi authorities.
Saudi activist assured that prominent cleric Sheikh Nimr Nimr was being tortured by the Saudi authorities.
Opposition activist Dr. Hamza al-Hassan said that the “health situation of Sheikh Nimr is not good,” adding that the Sheikh had facial bruise and his teeth were broken.
On his account on Twitter, Dr. al-Hassan said that some members of Sheikh Nimr’s family had visited him in his detention.
He added that the visit was after a call by the Saudi authorities. However it was brief in which the visitors could talk to him nothing but some general statements, al-Hassan said.
He noted that the authorities demanded that family of the Sheikh calm the angry protesters, adding: “this is the aim of the visit.”
Meanwhile, the Saudi Rasid news network reported that Sheikh Nimr’s family had visited him in the military hospital of Zahran, where he is being treated after being injured by gunshots during detention last week.