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UN Releases Preliminary Report On Khashoggi’s Death

A preliminary report was released on Thursday as the result of an independent international human rights inquiry led by United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary killings Agnes Callamard into the killing of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi. According to the UN report, which builds on information obtained from […]


When A Soul Is More Important Than A Life: The Fight For Irreligion

Religious freedom as a human right has featured prominently in global news across the last several years, as people become increasingly aware of the persecution of religious minorities around the world. However, in battling for the protection of minority religions – and the human right to exercise or practice any […]


Thailand Ignores Risk Of Further Saudi Diplomatic Tension, Grants Temporary Refuge To Asylum Seeker

High profile asylum seeker Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun was, on Friday granted refugee status in Canada, ending a tumultuous week which started with her barricading herself in a Thai hotel room and sharing her plight to the world via social media. Al-Qunun, who was trying to travel onwards to Australia, was […]


Argentina Pressed To Probe Saudi Prince For War Crimes

The Human Rights Watch has asked Argentina to investigate Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the war crimes in Yemen and for the murder of Turkish journalist Jamal Khashoggi. According to Al Jazeera, Argentina’s constitution grants universal jurisdiction for war crimes and torture. Thus, they can have their judicial authorities […]


G20 Summit: The Saudi Crown Prince’s Diplomatic Test

This weekend, from Friday, November 30th to Sunday, December 2nd, the annual G20 summit has been taking place in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The summit marked the Saudi Crown Prince’s first major international diplomatic test since the murder of Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, on October 2nd. Mohammed bin Salman, or MbS as he […]


Argentine Prosecutors Seek To End Saudi Crown Prince’s Impunity Ahead Of G20 Summit

Possible criminal charges are being investigated against Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman by Argentine authorities, as the Group of 20 (G20) international world leaders summit approaches this week in Buenos Aires. On Monday, The New York Times reported that the inquiry being conducted will centre not only on […]


No End In Sight For Blockade Against Qatar

Over a year since the implementation of official sanctions on Qatar, Egypt and Saudi Arabia have released statements reaffirming their support for the ongoing blockage. Released on Tuesday, November 27th, the statement emphasized that the two states would not be altering their stances towards Qatar. Saudi Arabia and Egypt are […]