DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A prominent bodyguard to Saudi Arabia's King Salman was shot and killed in what authorities described as a personal dispute, state TV reported Sunday, offering...
Karen AttiahJust a few days before the anniversary of Khashoggi murder, King Salman's longtime personal bodyguard has been shot and killed. The Saudi authorities claim it was a personal dispute. Gun crime and deaths are extremely rare in the Kingdom.
As the Global Opinions editor at the Washington Post, Attiah has been an evangelist for racial equity and justice and became a champion for columnist Jamal Khashoggi, whose assassination exposed violence against the press.
184 Likes, 33 Comments - Karen Attiah (@karenattiah) on Instagram: “Excited to finally share the good news.. when I got the call a month ago, I nearly cried. Out of…”
Karen AttiahExcited to finally share the good news.. when I got the call a month ago, I nearly cried. Out of all the recognitions and awards, this one means so much to me, to be in the company of so many black journalists I have…
Karen AttiahThis is frightening:
“WhatsApp, which is used by 1.5bn people worldwide, discovered in early May that attackers were able to install surveillance software on to both iPhones and Android phones by ringing up targets using the app’s phone call function. “
The Human Rights Foundation is delighted to announce that Manal al-Sharif – the pioneering Saudi women’s rights advocate, Oslo Freedom Forum speaker, and author of Daring to Drive – will driv…
Karen AttiahSaudi Women’s activist Manal Al-Sharif, who was arrested for driving in Saudi Arabia, is now driving across the United States to raise awareness for women’s rights.
Go out and see her if she’s in your city!
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia detained eight people, including two dual U.S.-Saudi citizens, in a new round of arrests in the kingdom targeting individuals supportive of women's...
Karen Attiah6 months ago this week, the world learned that Jamal #Khashoggi was killed by agents of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman.
Today, the Saudi regime has cracked down on even more activists, including 2 US citizens (!)
When will the brutality stop?
The far right seized power by exploiting the very system meant to be a fairer version of democracy.
Karen AttiahThis is from 2017: After writing this article warning about the rise of the far-right in NZ, the writer endured threats and lost his job in NZ --> How the far right is poisoning New Zealand
The United States has to work with Saudi Arabia, so it has no choice but to work with its crown prince.
Karen AttiahSo. @ForeignPolicy, which ridiculously listed the murderer Mohammed bin Salman as one of its 2019 “Global Thinkers” —
Now runs a blatant and boring puff piece about MBS basically saying, "He’s 33! Murdering and torturing people are youthful mistakes!"
U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet called on Saudi Arabia on Wednesday to...
Karen Attiah"European countries will urge Saudi Arabia on Thursday to release activists and cooperate with a U.N.-led probe into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, in the first rebuke of the kingdom at the Human Rights Council"
Martin Luther King Jr. courageously spoke out about the Vietnam War. We must do the same when it comes to this grave injustice of our time.
Karen AttiahI don’t have fully formed thoughts on this yet, but watching the vicious attacks on Ilhan Omar, I’m reminded that another black woman, Michelle Alexander, spoke out about Israel’s documented political power, and the fear of false charges of anti-semitism
The crown prince of Saudi Arabia cultivated Mr. Kushner’s friendship. The benefits to the U.S. are uncertain but it has paid off well for the Saudis.
Karen AttiahA reminder that Jared Kushner, with his golden security clearance that his daddy-in law gave him, advised his murderous buddy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on how to “weather the storm” after #Khashoggi’s murder
Northwestern is asking its faculty to reconsider its relationships with Saudi Arabia, just days after the University’s funding from a Saudi research organization was brought into question. Earlier this week, media revealed that the Saudi regime had...
Karen Attiah@AlArabiya tries to attack me for going to @NorthwesternU, which opened a campus in Qatar *after* I graduated.
The hilarious thing is that they leave out that Northwestern accepted $14.4 million from Saudi government, lol.
A United Nations-led inquiry into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi...
Karen AttiahAhead of the Feb. 8th deadline for the Trump administration to respond to Congress on possible sanctions for Mohammed bin Salman, UN special rapporteur @AgnesCallamard says evidence shows #Khashoggi murder planned, carried out by Saudi officials