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· October, 2012

Stories about Saudi Arabia from October, 2012

Arab World: Sandy Unleashes Wrath of God on Infidel America

As the world turned its eyes to New York and New Jersey to follow the news of hurricane Sandy, and the destruction it has caused, many across the Arab world...

Saudi Arabia: “Unescorted Women are not Allowed” .. in a Restaurant

Saudi Arabia: Women2Drive Steps Up Tone; Blames Government Policies

Women2Drive, later renamed Right2Dignity, has been campaigning for lifting the ban on women's right to drive by calling for days in which women get behind the wheel and supporting lawsuits...

Saudi Arabia: “People Want the Fall of Al Saud”

On Twitter, Saudi blogger Ahmed Al Omran shares a video reportedly from Qatif, in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, last night. @ahmed: VIDEO: “People want the fall of Al...

Saudi Arabia: Government Pressured to Issue Statement on “Uncharged” Detainees

Following a wave of unprecedented small protests that swept the county, the Saudi Interior Ministry finally issued a statement on the issue of uncharged prisoners.

Saudi Arabia: Secret Trial Continues, So Does Activist Refusal

Earlier today, the Riyadh Criminal Court held the fourth hearing session for the ongoing trial of prominent human rights defenders and reformists Mohammad al-Qahtani and Abdullah al-Hamid. The first two...

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