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Canada concerned over reported Saudi death sentences for activists

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed concern Thursday over reports that human rights activists in Saudi Arabia face the death penalty. The two countries are locked in a diplomatic dispute triggered by Canadian criticism of the kingdom's human rights record, but Trudeau said Canada continues to “engage diplomatically” with Saudi Arabia. Human rights groups say Saudi prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for five human rights activists, including, for the first time, a woman. The five stand accused of inciting…