Saudi Arabia

29 million people
17,820 USD GNI (PPP)
Internet:
Not Free
Press:
Not Free
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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia should drop the charges against Loujain al-Hathloul, Eman al-Nafjan, Aziza al-Yousef, and the other women’s rights activists who have been arrested.

Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman of Saudi Arabia will visit the United States beginning March 19. 

China, Russia, and Saudi Arabia flagrantly violate fundamental human rights and should not be elected to the UN Human Rights Council. 

Aldosari, a prominent Saudi women’s rights advocate, discusses prospects for significant social reform in the kingdom. 

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Worst of the Worst 2007

Sudan, North Korea and Uzbekistan are prominent among the most repressive regimes in the world, according to a report released by Freedom House.  The study, “The Worst of the Worst: The World's Most Repressive Societies 2007,” named seventeen countries with the worst records for political rights and civil liberties, and pointed to thirteen countries which have been on the list for five years or more.

Saudi Arabia's Curriculum of Intolerance

Freedom House's Center for Religious Freedom released a report analyzing a set of Saudi Ministry of Education textbooks in use during the current academic year in Islamic studies courses for elementary and secondary students. The textbooks promote an ideology of hatred toward people, including Muslims, who do not subscribe to the Wahhabi sect of Islam.

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