- Global Voices - https://globalvoices.org -

Saudi Arabia: Censorship of Wikipedia

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Saudi Arabia, Freedom of Speech, Technology

Saudi Arabia, one of Reporters Without Borders’ Internet Enemies [1], has blocked access to many articles on the free encyclopedia Wikipedia. The Saudi Communications and Information Technology Commission [2] has censored over 130 articles in Arabic and English, including articles relating to sex and sexuality, the human body, and the theory of evolution. You can find the full list of censored articles here [3].