Saudi Arabia

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
US intelligence agencies concluded Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the 2018 murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. (Photo: Adbulhamid Hosbas/Andalou Agency via Getty Images)
"No one should be above international law, especially when crimes against humanity are at stake. The urgent need for justice is long overdue."
Jon Queally, staff writer
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends a meeting on November 14, 2017, in Riyadh. (Photo: Fayez Nureldine/AFP via Getty Images)
"That President Biden has chosen not to pursue that course suggests that the '...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Friends of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi hold posters bearing his picture as they attend an event marking the second-year anniversary of his assassination in front of Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul on October 2, 2020. (Photo: Ozan Kose/AFP via Getty Images)
After release of U.S. intelligence report, one critic said letting Saudi crown...

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The same day a Saudi official marched in Paris for free speech, his country - the one that persecutes/jails writers/activists and considers women drivers terrorists - dragged jailed blogger Raif Badawi into the public square and flogged him 50 times for "insulting Islam," the first of 20 scheduled floggings. Tuesday he marked his 31st birthday. Friday, despite global outrage, he will likely be lashed again. From one of his last posts: "Let us all live under the roof of human civilization.”