Saudi Arabia

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
President Donald Trump holds up a chart of military hardware sales as he meets with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the Oval Office at the White House on March 20, 2018 in Washington, D.C.
It's "astonishing to see this memorialized in black and white," says Amnesty International USA
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Millions of grassroots activists, who helped make this vote a reality, want...
Julia Conley, staff writer
"Call your senators today to tell them that Yemen can't wait."


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.”