She began to receive threatening messages if she didn’t back off.
The situation deteriorated, and we discovered that she was also being drugged.
He would be dispatched by beheading, which was reportedly botched so badly that it took four strokes to complete.
The Saudi authorities attempted to keep the whole affair quiet, but it caused international outcry in 1980 when it became the subject of a docu-drama entitled , broadcast on the BBC and PBS.
When Hala began to work as an intern at a hospital in Riyadh, she discovered political prisoners thrown in psychiatric wards, drugged and shamed to discredit them.