40 NGOs call on HRC to take action on Saudi Arabia’s human rights abuses

Recent articles in Saudi Arabia

During an RSF protest, people hold placards depicting imprisoned blogger Raif Badawi (Up L), assassinated journalist Jamal Khashoggi (Bottom L) and other Saudi activists, outside the Saudi Arabian Embassy to Germany in Berlin, 1 October 2019, TOBIAS SCHWARZ/AFP via Getty Images

RSF files criminal complaint in Germany against Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman and others

The complaint details a litany of crimes against humanity committed against 35 journalists in Saudi Arabia, including that of murdered Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi.

Representatives of Human Rights First, PEN America, POMED, CPJ and others gather in front of the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washington, DC, 2 October 2019, to remember Jamal Khashoggi, OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images

US must hold Mohammed bin Salman accountable for Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, rights groups say

In response to the release of a U.S. congressional report identifying Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as having ordered the operation against journalist Jamal Khashoggi, rights groups call on the Biden administration to impose sanctions on the prince, and suspend arms sales.

Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud (C) poses for a photo with one of Google's co-founders and the Google CEO, during a visit to San Francisco, California, 5 April 2018, Bandar Algaloud / Saudi Kingdom Council / Handout/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Saudi Arabia: Plan for Google Cloud data centres puts business interests before human rights

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns Google’s recent decision to extend its network of data centres into Saudi Arabia, and urges the tech giant to ensure data is protected from Saudi government surveillance.