Saudi Arabia Beat and Tortured Activists in Detention, Amnesty International Says

Nov 21, 2018 - Time Magazine

(DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Several activists imprisoned in Saudi Arabia since May, including a number of women who campaigned for the right to drive, have been beaten and tortured during interrogation, Amnesty International said Tuesday.

Saudi Arabia has detained at least 10 women and seven men on vague national security allegations related to their human rights work. Those detained include Loujain al-Hathloul, Eman al-Nafjan and Aziza al-Yousef, who had campaigned for the right to ...