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Hamza Kashgari

Victimizing Reformers Unveils Saudi and Western Hypocrisy

Ida Lichter, M.D. | Posted 10.19.2013 | Religion
Ida Lichter, M.D.

Western governments claiming the moral high ground could speak up for Saudi women reformers and their defenders, and strive to endorse lasting women's rights legislation based on civil society principles

A Poet, Three Tweets and an Online Mob

Imran Garda | Posted 05.03.2012 | World
Imran Garda

As you read this, a small, thin 23 year-old Saudi with a Bambi-like physicality, awaits trial in a Riyadh prison. His crime was to write a poem.

A Tweet, From Civilization to Civil-Violation

Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din | Posted 04.24.2012 | World
Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din

What seems a harmless tweet to some, and a blasphemous tweet for others, is telling of something larger: a pendulum swinging from a civilization to a civil-violation.

The Price of Tweeting

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 04.14.2012 | World
Faisal J. Abbas

It may very well be "micro-blogging", but the recent global row over what were considered to be blasphemous tweets by a Saudi columnist have proven, yet again, how "macro" the impact of just 140 characters can be.

Blogger Faces Possible Death Penalty For Tweets

Reuters | Stuart Grudgings | Posted 04.13.2012 | Technology

By Stuart Grudgings KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia deported a Saudi Arabian blogger on Sunday, police said, despite fears voiced by ...