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Saudis Move to Behead Woman Activist as Facebook Censors Anti-Saudi Content

Riyadh (GPA) – Saudi prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for a 29-year-old woman activist for crimes such as chanting slogans at a protest. Beheading a woman is unprecedented in the kingdom. Meanwhile, Facebook has sprung into action to protect Riyadh’s back by initiating a crackdown on hundreds of accounts posting anti-Saudi content. Saudi prosecutors are […]

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Rights Groups Slam Saudis for ‘Chilling Smear Campaign’ Against Activists

Riyadh (MEE) – Human rights groups questioned Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s reform agenda on Saturday after prominent women’s rights activists who campaigned for the right to drive were arrested and branded “traitors” by government-aligned media outlets. Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch called on the authorities to release the detainees, identifying six of them as Eman […]

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Latest Saudi Arrests: Activists, Judges Are Targeted

Riyadh (MEE) – Saudi Arabia detains members of the judiciary and prominent human rights activists in latest wave of arrests. Authorities in Saudi Arabia have arrested leading activists and several members of the judiciary as the kingdom continues its crackdown on dissent. Local sources said that at least eight men were detained on Monday, among them a mix […]

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