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Saudi Arabia Officials Undergo Training in Detecting Illegal Wildlife
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- 672 days ago -
The training was a mix of presentations and interactive exercises, and participants expressed their interest in attending further training sessions organized by IFAW and SWA in all entry points (airports, marine ports and terrestrials)
TAKE ACTION: Saudi Arabia Must Free Imprisoned Human Rights Lawyer Waleed Abu Al-Khair
Offbeat  (tags: Human Rights, Saudi Arabia, lawyer, prisoner )

- 827 days ago -
Human rights lawyer Waleed Abu al-Khair was jailed for 15 years under a cruel terrorism law in Saudi Arabia. He has defended many peaceful activists, including jailed blogger Raif Badawi...
20 Rights Groups to Bestow Courage Award Upon Saudi Blogger at Geneva Summit
Offbeat  (tags: world, human rights, UN, Saudi blogger, crime, culture, government, protection, safety, society, Religion, Saudi Arabia )

- 1128 days ago -
On eve of UN rights session, global coalition of dissidents will spotlight urgent human rights situations and call for action
The Queen Is Now the World's Oldest Monarch After the Death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia at the Age of 90
Offbeat  (tags: queen elizabeth, royal family, queen, hrh, oldest monarch, uk, king abdullah, Saudi Arabia )

- 1155 days ago -
The Queen is now the oldest monarch in the world after the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia at the age of 90.
Two Saudi Men Convicted of Deliberately Driving Over a Stray Dog Ten Times
Offbeat  (tags: Saudi Arabia, animal cruelty, justice, stray dog )

- 1170 days ago -
Two Saudi men are facing jail after they were convicted of deliberately driving over a stray dog ten times until it was dead - and filming the despicable act of cruelty.
Hot Sun in Saudi Arabian Desert to Test Limits of Solar Power
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- 2444 days ago -
Can solar cells powered by the sun of the Saudi Arabian desert take the place of a nuclear power plant? That's what the University of Tokyo and Sharp Corp. hope to learn with the construction of an experimental solar power system in the kingdom.
Movement Against Child Marriages Picks Up Steam in Saudi Arabia
Offbeat  (tags: Saudi Arabia, child marriages )

- 2662 days ago -
If you were to ask me as a Saudi woman from one of the most conservative regions of Saudi Arabia, 'What is the one change that you would like to see?'
Saudis Told to Spare Wolves
Offbeat  (tags: saudi arabia, wolves, protection, killings, cruelty, extinction )

- 2932 days ago -
JEDDAH: A number of Saudi citizens, especially in the northern city of Hail, have called for an immediate halt to the random killing of wolves in the country in order to protect this animal from extinction. "The deliberate killing of wolves has caused
No Valentine's: Saudi Religious Police See Red
Offbeat  (tags: St Valentine's Day, Saudi Arabia, human rights )

- 2962 days ago -
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- The Saudi religious police are cracking down on stores selling items that are red or in any other way allude to banned celebrations of Valentine's Day.
From Saudi Arabia to SD: Searching for Saluki's Owner (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: dog, needs help, finding owner, military, Saudi Arabia, to San Diego, CA )

- 3192 days ago -
Officials at the county animal shelter need your help reuniting a dog who has already travelled halfway across the world with his owner. The lost saluki's microchip links him to the U.S. military in Saudi Arabia.
Saudi King Pardons Rape Victim
Offbeat  (tags: rape, victim, Saudi Arabia, king, pardons, female )

- 3748 days ago -
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has pardoned a female rape victim who had been sentenced to six months in prison and 200 lashes for being alone with a man who was not related to her, a Saudi newspaper reported Monday.

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