Posts Tagged ‘ Saudi Arabia ’

Saudis Detaining Popular Political Blogger

Jan 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: Podcasting Law

Saudi political blogger Fouah al-Farhan is being held for ‚Äúpurposes of interrogation‚Äù. Farhan‚Äôs blog criticizes official corruption and advocates government reform, and has become one of the most widely read in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia, a monarchy, restricts free speech and does not allow public political gatherings. The Saudi press has not reported Farhan’s arrest. […]