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· March, 2012

Stories about Saudi Arabia from March, 2012

Saudi Arabia: Qatif Protest to Demand “Rights”

Revolution2East posts on YouTube this video from a protest in Qatif, Saudi Arabia, in which protesters, who include women, chant that they will not give up on demanding their rights.

Arab World: Netizens Turn to Twitter to Complain About Dust

A massive sandstorm hit the Gulf region, disrupting air traffic in Yemen, and closing schools in Saudi Arabia. Netizens from Yemen, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Qatar turned to Twitter...

Saudi Arabia: Tweets for Jailed Saudi Activist Draw Global Attention

Saudi Twitter users have joined forces to highlight the plight of a political prisoner Shaikh Yusuf Al-Ahmad on the micro-blogging site. Their effort has made the Islamic scholar's name become...

Saudi Arabia: Tweeting AlBajady's Hunger Strike

Saudi netizens joined forces last night to tweet about the plight of Mohammed Albajady, a Saudi activist who has been imprisoned for a year with no charges and no fair...

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