My continued research into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has led me into some very murky waters. It is well-known that the US presidents, British Ministers and Saudi Kings have a special “ménage à trois“ enabling and protecting their self-serving, highly profitable [continue reading].
This petition was started by myself, Alistair Reign, and I am calling on all of my readers, from every country, to add your voice to this important campaign, asking Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau to stop Canada from contributing to Saudi’s war crimes on the Yemeni [continue reading].
“In 2009, when he saw airplanes crossing over the border from Saudi Arabia, Mohammed Jubran Abu Halah was 13 years old. The aircraft started dropping bombs over Saddah, a largely agricultural area in the north of Sa’dah province. Although he says that there was no [continue reading].
There is a new online resource that is putting the world news on the map; The World on The Map is a cartographic project aiming to put the world news on the map for a better understanding of current events, historical facts, geopolitical challenges and cultural issues in the [continue reading].
This New Sentence Reverses An Earlier Ruling of Four Years In Jail and 800 Lashes. A new judge sentenced a man to death for apostasy on November 17, 2015, for alleged blasphemous statements during a discussion group about a book of his poetry. Fayadh’s sentence was [continue reading].
In January of 2015, a man named Raif Badawi was lashed in public in the Saudi Arabian city of Jeddah. His crime? Blogging critically about the role of religion in Saudi life in 2012 — an act that Saudi courts said insulted Islam. In addition to 1,000 lashes, Badawi, a [continue reading].
The resulting documentary — Saudi Arabia Uncovered — is a rare window into the Saudi kingdom, with stunning undercover footage as its backbone. It’s a combination of footage filmed by Yasser, and clips from other activists who are filming and posting things on their own, [continue reading].
Ali al-Nimr was just seventeen-years-old when the Arab Spring reached Saudi Arabia in the year 2011, a country tightly controlled by its royal family. “With all the enthusiasm of youth, Ali joined people in the streets calling for reform,” his parents said. But [continue reading].
I updated four sections of this article to replace video evidence that YouTube forced myself, and others to remove. I salvaged a few of my videos and uploaded them to my server, for the rest I found replacements to the videos other news outlets also had removed by YouTube staff. [continue reading].
Escalating violations, including possible war crimes, that have sparked a humanitarian crisis amid Yemen’s armed conflict will only worsen unless all states immediately impose a comprehensive embargo on arms transfers that could be used by any of the warring parties, Amnesty [continue reading].
Human Rights Watch released a report Sunday providing new indications that Saudi Arabia has fired American-made cluster munitions, banned by international treaty, in civilian areas of Yemen, and said their use may also violate United States law. The report included photographs [continue reading].
Meet the new head of the United Nations panel on Human Rights: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Abby Martin takes us inside the brutal reality of this police-state monarchy, and tells the untold people’s history of resistance to it. Why all the smiles and handshakes? With a [continue reading].