Women will be allowed to drive for the first time next summer in Saudi Arabia. Speaking to Sky News, Saudi activist Madeha al-Ajroush, who was part of the first driving campaign more than 20 years ago, welcomed the announcement.
Saudi Arabia is one of the German arms industry's top customers, despite human rights concerns over Yemen. It took the murder of Saudi journalist Khashoggi for Germany to temporarily halt arms exports. DW investigates.
Amnesty International has highlighted the growing role of women in the global fight for human rights in a new report. But it slammed "tough guy" leaders for the policies that make such activism necessary.
Germany has stopped arms exports to Saudi Arabia in order to set a global example. But for the seaside town that builds some of those same exports, the consequences can be dire. Kay-Alexander Scholz reports from Wolgast.
Saudi Arabia has committed to prosecuting those responsible for the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi. UN countries have questioned a Saudi delegation about the killing, and other human rights concerns.
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