· April, 2008

Stories about Saudi Arabia from April, 2008

Saudi Arabia: Blogger Fouad Alfarhan Released

26 April 2008

Prominent Saudi blogger Fouad Alfarhan was freed today. He is back home in Jeddah after 137 days in custody. Alfarhan was arrested on 10 December 2007 for unspecified “violation of non-security regulations.”

Saudi Arabia: Fouad Alfarhan's blog and Freefouad blocked

3 April 2008

The blog of the detained Saudi blogger Fouad Alfarhan has been blocked today in Saudi Arabia, along with Freefouad website dedicated to Alfarhan's case and the pro-reformist blog Freedoms. Users trying to access these blogs from Saudi Arabia were met with a notice saying “Blocked URL. Dear User, Sorry, the...