Saudi Arabia
Loujain al-Hathloul convicted and sentenced to nearly 6 years in prison; may be released in March

A Saudi court dealing with terrorism cases sentenced Loujain al-Hathloul to five years and 8 months in prison. The court suspended a part of the term and also backdated the term due to which she may be released in March

Citizens lab report Dozens of Al-Jazeera journalists allegedly hacked using Israeli spyware

According to Canada-based Citizen Lab, the UAE and Saudi Arabia hacked the Al-Jazeera journalists’ iPhones using Israel-based NSO group’s Pegasus spyware

The agony of Saudi activist Loujain al-Hathloul

Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul, who has been in jail for over 900 days and faced physical and psychological torture, is now set to be tried in a terrorism court

Saudi activist faces trial Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul to face trial in a terrorism court

Saudi Arabian women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul appeared in court and her body was shaking uncontrollably, her voice very soft and shaky, according to her sister

Saudi activist prison hunger strike Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul relaunches hunger strike

Loujain al-Hathloul, who has been in prison since may 2018, launched a hunger strike against prison officials’ decision to deny her regular contact with her family. She had undertaken a similar strike in September

Khashoggi murder trial Saudi court revises sentence of convicts in Jamal Khashoggi murder case

The eight unidentified convicts in the Jamal Khashoggi murder case will spend between seven and 20 years in jail. Agnes Callamard, UN’s special rapporteur, welcomed the commuting of death sentences but called the judgement a parody of justice

Saudi imprisoned activist Saudi activist Loujain al-Hathloul’s health deteriorates following hunger strike

Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul launched a hunger strike last week after she was not allowed to meet her family members. Following the strike, she was allowed to do so but her health has declined

Saudi bombing in Yemen Saudi airstrikes in Yemen kill 31 civilians, including women and children

UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen called the attack, by Saudi Arabia, as shocking and unjustified

Protest Arms-laden Saudi ship sparks protests in Europe

The ship is making its way across the continent, allegedly carrying weapons to be used in the civil war in Yemen.

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen Saudi-led coalition’s artillery shelling kills 17 in Yemen

This is the third attack by the Saudi-led coalition in just over a month targeting the same locality, and has invited UN condemnation. The coalition’s ongoing brutal military campaign has killed more than 100,000 people in Yemen since 2015

Aden Yemen Saudis retake Aden as reports of talks with the Houthis surface

The Saudis took over the city of Aden after its ally, the government of Abd-Raboo Mansour Hadi, and the UAE-backed separatist Southern Transitional Council reached an agreement

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