Turkey appears to be increasing pressure on Saudi Arabia over the death of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Riyadh’s Istanbul consulate.
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Sources said the torture of Saudi women activists may be ongoing. Saudi Arabia needs to immediately and credibly investigate the allegations.
A Turkish official says Sean Penn is in Turkey working on a documentary about the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
Saudi friend sues Israeli surveillance firm, claiming its sophisticated spyware targeted and helped lead to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
So why do we think of ourselves as a great nation? Is it because of our great economy? Is it because we call ourselves a Christian Nation? Should we, who call ourselves great, actually be great?
It is up to ordinary people like us to become more critically aware of the global political-economic systems that govern our lives. From that point on, the choice is ours to make – do we continue to condone it?
November 29, commemorates International Women Human Rights Defenders Day. 10 days before international signing of the Declaration on human rights defenders.
The Senate on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to move forward on a resolution ending U.S. military support to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen.
Informed sources say Saudi interrogators tortured at least three of the Saudi women activists detained beginning in May 2018, Human Rights Watch said today.
Some members of Saudi Arabia’s ruling family are agitating to prevent Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman from becoming king.