RT America -- May 7, 2017

Saudi Arabia doesn’t want women to flee & speak out ‒ activist

A 24-year-old Saudi woman desperate to escape the infamously restrictive conditions facing women in Saudi Arabia was apprehended by authorities at an airport in the Philippines and forcibly returned to her homeland, despite her disclosures of violent abuse at the hands of her family and fear for her life. RT correspondent Marina Portnaya has the details. Then Moudi Aljohani, Saudi human rights activist, joins RT America’s Manila Chan to describe the mistreatment of Saudi women and the indifference of the international community.

North Korea accuses CIA of assassination attempt as election approaches in south

A terrorist cell supported by the CIA and South Korea’s National Intelligence Service is plotting to kill North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in a “biochemical” attack, Pyongyang has claimed. While tensions continue to rise with the North, South Korea is preparing for an election on Tuesday after the previous president was ousted for on corruption. RT America's Simone Del Rosario talks to Song Young-Sun, a former National Assembly member, to get her take.