Saudi Arabia

Saudi stampede

Print edition : October 30, 2015

Thousands of tents put up for the Hajj in Mina, on Mecca's outskirts, on September 19, before the pilgrimage began. Photo: Mosa'ab Elshamy/AP

This September 21 photograph taken with a slow shutter speed shows pilgrims performing Tawaf, an anti-clockwise movement around the Kaaba, which is one of the main rites of the Hajj. Photo: Mosa'ab Elshamy/AP

Some of victims of the stampede in Mina on September 24. Photo: AFP

In the city of Sa'ada, Yemen, which has come under bombardment by the Saudi-led military coalition, on September 7. Photo: Tyler Hicks/The New York Times

Saudi Arabia, which has already been criticised for the brutal bombing of Yemen, comes under increasing pressure from various nations and organisations in the wake of the tragic stampede during the Hajj season.
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