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Jailed Saudi Activist Told To Deny Torture In Release Deal, Says Family

Thursday, August 15, 2019, 12:51 PM

Loujain al-Hathloul, an imprisoned women's rights activist in Saudi Arabia, refused an offer of freedom in exchange for recording a videotaped statement testifying that she had not been tortured, her siblings said this week. Hathloul, one of Saudi Arabia's most prominent women's rights advocates, has been jailed for more than a year on charges that human rights groups have deemed baseless.
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US Citizens Among 7 Arrested In Saudi Arabia: Activists

Friday, April 5, 2019, 8:13 PM

At least seven people, including two US citizens, have been arrested in a new crackdown in Saudi Arabia, activists said on Friday. London-based human rights group ALQST identified the US citizens as writer and doctor Bader al-Ibrahim, and Salah al-Haidar, the son of Aziza al-Yousef a high-profile activist who was temporarily released last week but remains on trial along with other women's rights campaigners.