By Caroline Hawley
World Affairs Correspondent

Publishedduration46 minutes agoimage copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionSaudi Arabia has long come under severe criticism over its human rights record

For Saudi Arabia, playing host this weekend – albeit virtually – to the G20 group of the world's leading economies is a moment of great national pride.

But for human rights activists around the world, it is a cause of deep disquiet.

Calls for a boycott have now given way to appeals to leaders of the G20 to use the opportunity to put pressure on the Saudi authorities.

Human rights groups have a host of concerns. Here are three of the key ones.