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November 25, 2021
Family of Saudi Arabia's 'most outspoken' political prisoner calls on G20 to hold kingdom to account

Saudi judge refers jailed rights activist’s case to terror court

Loujain al-Hathloul, the jailed activist who led the charge to allow women to drive in Saudi Arabia, has gone from jailed rights activist to alleged national security threat. While human rights groups called on world leaders to use the virtual G20 Summit in Riyadh to pressure Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to allow her release, Hathloul appeared before a judge only to learn her case was being referred to a notorious terror court. CNN’s Nic Robertson reports.