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Saudi Arabia Arrests Dozens in Sweeping Social Media Crackdown

Riyadh (GPA) – In the past 24 hours, Saudi Arabia has cracked down on social media dissent at home and possibly also abroad. The kingdom arrested 22 individuals for spreading dissent on social media. Other prominent activists abroad reporting on the Saudi war crimes against Yemen have recently had their Facebook profiles deactivated as well. […]

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Awamiyah: Saudis Relocate Tens of Thousands of Shia Away from Oil Fields

Awamiyah (AHT) – Since May 2017 an ongoing insurgency has been raging in the Shia heartland town of Awamiyah in eastern Saudi Arabia and its only thanks to the BBC being allowed to enter the area and film the destruction that the world can see how the House of Saud’s war against the Shia population of Yemen has now expanded to […]

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Saudi Arabia: 14 Shia at Risk of Imminent Execution

Riyadh (HRW) – Saudi Arabia Executions Increase Since Leadership Change Fourteen members of the Saudi Shia community are at imminent risk of execution after Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court in mid-July 2017 upheld their death sentences from an unfair trial for protest-related crimes, Human Rights Watch said today. Courts convicted the 14 based on confessions they had repudiated […]

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Saudi Arabia, Venezuela and the Media’s Hypocritical Outrage over Human Rights

Washington D.C. (GPA) – While western mainstream media focuses on alleged human rights abuses and a creeping “dictatorial regime” in Venezuela, a genuine human rights catastrophe is taking place in Saudi Arabia. One of the strongest and closest U.S. allies in the middle east region is not a democracy but a monarchy: Saudi Arabia. The […]

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Riyadh Regime Mounts Rocket Attack on Shiite-Populated City

Riyadh (Tasnim) – The Saudi regime, as part of its clampdown on Shiite Muslims, continued raids on residents of al-Awamiyah in the kingdom’s Eastern Province, mounting a rocket attack against the defenseless people. The Saudi military targeted the houses of Shiite residents in al-Deira neighborhood of Awamiyah with mortar rockets, the Arabic-language al-Ahed news website reported […]

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