Stories about Saudi Arabia
''Oppression is a comprehensive system, and [in our country] it is enabled by religion.''
Jamal Khashoggi's murder forces light on other abuses in Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh blocks Skype and China goes after Twitter users.
On International Women Human Rights Defenders Day, human rights organisations continue to call for the release of jailed Saudi women activists.
Saudi Arabia's execution of another migrant worker angers Indonesians and strains an already fraught diplomatic relationship
According to the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, about 103 Indonesians were handed death sentences in Saudi Arabia between 2011 and 2018.
Al-Ghomgham, and many other Saudi Shiites, took to the streets in 2011 to demand better rights.
In the authoritarian kingdom, the crackdown against independent voices has escalated under Mohammed Bin Salman's rule.
Gulf governments continue to deploy cybercrime laws as an arbitrary legal cover to target target human rights defenders.
"Iraqis raise the Saudi and Iraqi flags with love unseen in 30 years."
"The General Assembly is supposed to take into account the contribution of candidate States that seek membership to the HRC in the promotion and protection of human rights."
An Iranian court sentenced two Ahwazi Arab men to death and gave six others three to 25 years for the crimes of alleged membership in non-existent opposition groups.
Saudi women may soon be able to drive. However, they continue to face discriminatory barriers under the kingdom's male guardianship system.
Since 2013, the Saudi government has partially or fully blocked chat and call applications including WhatsApp, Skype, Facebook Messenger and FaceTime.
Challenging prohibitions on driving in Saudi Arabia is no easy task.
"It is horrifying that most Ethiopians have not shown an interest in returning home despite risk of violence."
Miriam was a four-year-old the last time she saw her father: "I try to remember you. Your voice, your hugs, but I can’t."
Going against popular opinion, Sisi is transferring the ownership of two Egyptian Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, and Egyptians are fighting back.
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"If I go back to Saudi Arabia, I will be dead. Please help me, I am recording this video to help me and know that I am real and here."
"Saudi learns pluralism from Indonesia. We learn Wahhabism from Saudi. We're even," wrote a Twitter user during the visit.
Some, however, warned that escalating tensions could end badly: "We live in the same region with Iran, any war on Iran means we all going to be devastated".