Sarah Aziza contextualizes journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance with the fate of other critics of the Saudi government.
Amid the new revelations about the shocking death of Jamal Khashoggi, Democracy Now speaks with investigative journalist and Pulitzer Center Grantee Sarah Aziza about Saudi Arabia’s long history of targeting dissidents.
Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's mysterious disappearance has caused shockwaves throughout the world, with many now looking at Saudi Arabia’s crackdown on dissenters.
Khashoggi's case sends a chilling message to independent Saudi voices and castigates those who've called MBS a reformer.
Despite promises of reform, Saudi Arabia is escalating its assault on civil society—and, for the first time, women have become its primary targets.
Saudi women can drive now. But with a recent crackdown on the very activists who helped end the ban on women drivers, it’s unclear how much the country is prepared to change.
Persecution and hardship in the Oromia region drive tens of thousands of migrants each year to cross the Red Sea from Djibouti, in a bid to reach the Gulf.
Long before Saudi women learned they will be able to drive, the country entrusted its financial market to a woman.
As the kingdom experiences momentous change, women are keenly aware that the weight of history is on their shoulders.
How Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s plans telegraph to Saudis that the era of compromise with conservatives is ending.
African investors, businessmen, and entrepreneurs joined the launch event for Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund seeking opportunities and ways to attract new investment to the continent.
How have such bad laws gotten on the books in Muslim countries? It's complicated.