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'Utter BS': Human Rights Advocates Outraged Biden Won't Punish MBS Over Gruesome Khashoggi Murder

After release of U.S. intelligence report, one critic said letting Saudi crown prince "get away with the murder" of dissident journalist "is absolutely abhorrent and horrific."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Conviction of Loujain al-Hathloul in Saudi Arabia Condemned as 'Blatant Attack on the Most Basic Human Rights'

"We stand with the al-Hathloul family and their friends who have not given up, and continue to call on the Saudi government to free Loujain," said Ariel Gold of CodePink.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


‘Freedom Is Blossoming’: After Dismembering a Journalist, Saudi Arabia Goes on a PR Spree

Behind the media and money blitz, the kingdom remains one of the world's worst human rights violators—both at home and abroad. 

Alan MacLeod ·


In Appeal to Biden, Khashoggi's Fiancée Calls for Release of CIA Report on Brutal Saudi Murder

Ahead of the November election, the president-elect said that "Jamal Khashoggi and his loved ones deserve accountability."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Hyper-Patriarchal Saudi Arabia Equates Mild Feminism With Terrorism, as Sen. Murphy Calls on Biden To Review Ties With Kingdom

There is nothing in Islam that forbids women to drive, and all the 900 million Muslim women have all along driven except in Saudi Arabia.

Juan Cole ·


'Iran in the Crosshairs?' Reports of Secret Meeting Between Netanyahu, MbS, and Pompeo Spark Fears of War Plot

"It is extremely alarming that the warmongers most reliant on Trump's blank checks are secretly meeting in the middle of the night as the clock nearly runs out on the Trump administration."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


How a Future Biden White House Can End the War in Yemen

Biden has recently stated that under his leadership he would end U.S. support for Saudi military intervention in Yemen, a move supported by Congress, and reassess the current close U.S.-Saudi relationship.

Rabyaah Althaibani ·


On Grim Anniversary of Khashoggi Murder, Activists Project Slain Saudi's Image From Coast to Coast

"We promise you, Jamal, to always tell your story and to fight tirelessly until justice is served."

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


Two Years After Khashoggi’s Brutal Murder, Why Is America Still an Accomplice to MBS's Crimes?

So long as U.S. leaders continue to coddle the Saudis, it’s difficult not to ask who is more evil—the maniacal Saudi crown prince or the mendacious Western governments and businesspeople who support him?

Medea Benjamin ·


Saudi Crown Prince's Hit Squads Reflect His Foreign Policy—And Ours

When the unlawful killing of political enemies on foreign soil could refer to President Trump's unlawful assassination of an Iranian general just as easily as it could refer to Mohammad bin Salman ordering hits on Khashoggi and Dr. Aljabri, it's time to think about what our foreign policy has become.

Gabe Murphy ·