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The World Council of Churches has welcomed Turkish rejection of the Saudi Arabian Grand Mufti endorsing the destruction of Christian churches.
The Saudi Arabian authorities have been urged to launch an independent investigation into the death of a Shi’a protester in the country's Eastern Province.
Six men facing amputation of their right hands and left feet for 'highway robbery' in Saudi Arabia must have their sentences commuted by the king, Amnesty International has said.
The last nine months has seen a new wave of repression in Saudi Arabia as authorities have cracked down on protesters and reformists, Amnesty says.
A group of people opposed to the arms trade have been removed by police from the London Graduate Fair after peacefully protesting against BAE and Raytheon.
Foreign Secretary William Hague has been accused of failing to respond adequately to criticism of arms sales to repressive regimes in the Middle East and north Africa.
UK ministers have invited the governments of Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Algeria to send delegations to the London arms fair, which starts today.
Campaign Against Arms Trade is seeking judicial review of the UK government's failure to revoke any licences for arms exports to repressive Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia must halt the use of the death penalty, Amnesty says, following a large increase in executions in the country in the last six weeks.
The chairman of BAE Systems has said he is happy to continue selling arms to Saudi Arabia, although they have been used to suppress peaceful protests in Bahrain.