It is Time to Hold Saudi Arabia Accountable on Human Rights
Human Rights / Saudi Arabia / Trump Administration

It is Time to Hold Saudi Arabia Accountable on Human Rights

  It is Time to Hold Saudi Arabia Accountable on Human Rights Jailed Activists Need Our Help January 31, 2019 Link It has been 118 days since U.S. resident and Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi was assassinated at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul at the direction of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (knowns as … Continue reading

Saudi Arabia Threatens To Pull Funding From U.N. Due To Listing In Critical Human Rights Report . . . U.N. Promptly Caves And Removes Saudi Arabia — JONATHAN TURLEY
Human Rights / Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Threatens To Pull Funding From U.N. Due To Listing In Critical Human Rights Report . . . U.N. Promptly Caves And Removes Saudi Arabia — JONATHAN TURLEY

The United Nations this week vividly demonstrated how power not principle governs its humanitarian efforts. For a fraction of a second, the UN showed courage in the inclusion of Saudi Arabia on a listing of countries that “kill or maim children” and “parties that engage in attacks on schools and/or hospitals.” Saudi Arabia was included […] … Continue reading

Human Rights / Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Sentences Poet To Death For Being An Atheist and Insulting The Country

JONATHAN TURLEY We have long discussed our close alliance with Saudi Arabia despite that country’s denial of the most fundamental human rights for women, non-Muslims, journalists, and political dissidents. While the State Department continues to vaguely reference “reforms” in the Kingdom, the Saudi Sharia courts and religious police continue to generate shocking medieval cases where … Continue reading

Saudi Arabia Continues Human Rights Crackdown
Human Rights / Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Continues Human Rights Crackdown

Saudi Arabia Continues Human Rights Crackdown There were two disturbing reports from Saudi Arabia last week.  The first was that Abdel-Karim al-Khadar, a professor of Islamic Studies and vocal critic of religious extremism and militancy, was sentenced to 10 years in prison and banned from traveling abroad for another 10 years,  on charges of disobeying the … Continue reading