Encouraging celebrities to speak up, the push-back campaign is a countermeasure against Saudi Arabia’s efforts to use influential people to whitewash its human rights violations.
Rights watchdog accuses G20 of "bolstering" Riyadh's efforts to portray the Arab country as "reforming" despite its "unrelenting assault on freedoms."
Riyadh has prosecuted eight unnamed men for the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi but the UN official charged with overseeing the case said the verdict lacked “moral legitimacy”.
The legal team of former President Mohammed Morsi’s family is looking to charge senior members of the Egyptian regime, which ousted the country’s first-democratically elected president in a military coup.
Access to TRT Arabi and Anadolu Agency was blocked by Saudi authorities without any real explanation.
Five people were sentenced to die, another three were given life sentences, and three more were free without conviction, but anger persists over Saudi refusal to hold to account those who ordered journalist’s brutal murder.
Five people were sentenced to death and three more to jail terms totalling 24 years in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. A top aide to the Saudi crown prince under investigation was not charged.
Uber’s CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and Saudi Arabia face backlash online under the #boycottuber hashtag after CEO calls the Khashoggi murder, a “mistake”.
Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of Uber, took a u-turn after drawing criticism for comparing the gruesome killing of Jamal Khashoggi to the company's fatal driverless car accident in March 2018.
Riyadh critic and contributor for The Washington Post, Jamal Khashoggi, was killed by Saudi agents in the kingdom's Istanbul consulate on October 2 last year. Many questions related to the incident still remain unanswered.
Crime scene sketches prepared by Turkish police detail the murder and dismembering of Riyadh critic Jamal Khashoggi inside Saudi's Istanbul consulate last year.
The dissident journalist warned Saudi Arabia that its war on Yemen would have deadly consequences for the kingdom. A year after his killing, his prediction has come true.
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