Saudi Arabia Rebuked for First Time by Fellow Members of U.N. Rights Council

Delegates at the opening day of the United Nations Human Rights Council last month in Geneva. Thirty-six nations in the body rebuked Saudi Arabia for its human rights record on Thursday.CreditCreditFabrice Coffrini/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

GENEVA — Dozens of Western countries rebuked Saudi Arabia for its aggressive crackdown on free expression in a landmark initiative on Thursday in the United Nations’ top human rights body.

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