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Saudi Arabian journalist speaks about why he’s seeking asylum

Saudi Arabian journalist speaks about why he’s seeking asylum

One of the two Saudi Arabian journalists who are seeking asylum in Australia has spoken to TIME about why they no longer felt safe in their home country. Sultan and Nassar* have been held by the Australian government for several months after claiming asylum. The two men fled Saudi Arabia in October claiming that they had […]

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Gay Saudi journalists set free from Australian detention

Gay Saudi journalists set free from Australian detention

Two gay journalists from Saudi Arabia who were seeking asylum in Australia have been released from detention after pressure on the Morrison Government. Sultan and Nassar* had been held by the Australian government for several months after claiming asylum. The two men fled Saudi Arabia in October claiming that they had been outed by the government […]

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Saudi Arabian journalists left in asylum seeking limbo

Saudi Arabian journalists left in asylum seeking limbo

A Saudi Arabian journalist who is seeking asylum in Australia is being kept in detention due to “bureaucratic incompetence” according to his legal representative. Sultan and Nassar* have been held by the Australian government for several months after claiming asylum. The two men fled Saudi Arabia in October claiming that they had been outed by the […]

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Government releases one of the Saudi Arabian journalists seeking asylum

Government releases one of the Saudi Arabian journalists seeking asylum

The Australian government has released one of two Saudi Arabian journalists who are seeking asylum in Australia. Sultan and Nassar* have been held by the Australian government for several months after claiming asylum. The two men fled Saudi Arabia in October claiming that they had been outed by the government who were cracking down on descenting […]

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Saudi Arabia: Man Imprisoned for “Immoral Acts”

Saudi Arabia: Man Imprisoned for “Immoral Acts”

In Saudi Arabia a man in his 30s has been sentenced to three years imprisonment for engaging in “immoral acts”. According to Gulf News, the man, whose name is unknown, was apprehended by the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice for taking pictures of himself naked on social media and […]

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