- EXCLUSIVE: Nic Robertson is first foreign journalist to go to executed cleric Nimr al-Nimr's hometown
- Saudi officials insisted team traveled to tiny Shia town in armored personnel carriers
- Robertson: It's clear sectarian divide between Awami and Saudi's ruling Sunni elite is growing
Nic Robertson and his team are the first foreign journalists to travel to Awamia, hometown of executed cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr. A microcosm of wider sectarian tensions, the town has become the epicenter of Shia anger in Saudi.
Awamia, Saudi Arabia (CNN)The look on the police colonel's face said everything.