Saudi Arabia

Jake Johnson, staff writer
The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Wednesday reported that an airstrike carried out by the U.S.-backed Saudi-led coalition in Yemen killed 20 civilians—including women and children—who were fleeing violence in their home province. "The people of Yemen are being subjected to deprivation, disease, and death as the world watches." —Stephen...
Common Dreams staff
Just days after President Donald Trump publicly scolded Qatar for being a "high...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
The Senate voted on Tuesday to approve a widely criticized $500 million sale of...

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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.”