Stories about Saudi Arabia

3 December 2015

Netizen Report: ‘Terrorist Threat’ or Political Speech? States Target Social Media Post-Paris

Saudi threatens to sue anyone who compares its penal system to ISIS, China cuts mobile phone service for ethnic minorities and Google goes to bat for fair use.

2 December 2015

Saudi Arabia Sentences Poet to Death and Threatens to Sue Critics of Penal System

The sentence was criticised far and wide with many taking to social media, comparing Saudi Arabia's penal code and punishments to that executed by ISIS.

5 November 2015

Digital Citizen 3.9

Digital Citizen is a biweekly review of news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World.

14 October 2015

Digital Citizen 3.8

Digital Citizen is a biweekly review of news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World.

21 September 2015

Digital Citizen 3.7

Digital Citizen is a biweekly review of news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World.

9 September 2015

Digital Citizen 3.6

Digital Citizen is a biweekly review of news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World.

10 July 2015

Digital Citizen 3.3

Digital Citizen is a biweekly review of news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World.

8 July 2015

For Arab Human Rights Defenders, Hacking Team Files Confirm Suspicions of State Surveillance

"Rights groups knew Egypt using Hacking Team spyware since 2012; Sunday's hack just proved it," says Egyptian activist Ramy Raoof.

24 June 2015

Social Media Analysis: How an Iranian Kurdish Woman's Death Triggered a Regional Social Media Conflict

Social media controversy following the accidental death of a hotel chambermaid underscored systemic discrimination ethnic minorities face in Iran and the emerging role of Internet censorship in this milieu.

23 June 2015

Digital Citizen 3.2

Digital Citizen is a biweekly review of news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World.

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