Saudi Arabia: Discussion Group Laws

Saudi blogger Rasheed Abou-Alsamh links to an article in which he writes about how discussion groups in private homes in Saudi Arabia are now required to register with authorities or face legal action. ‘She says she received a troubling call from a government official a few weeks ago asking her to register the group with the Ministry of Interior or face police action against her group. “The official kept calling me, but I said I would not believe what he was saying unless he could send me something in writing,” recalls the academic, who asked for anonymity for fear of retribution,’ he writes.

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