Latest posts by Osama Khalid
9 February 2014
4 February 2014
16 December 2013
15 December 2013
8 December 2013
Saudi Arabia just approved a law which allows judges to detain people indefinitely in a country where activists claim up to 30,000 people are held without trial.
30 November 2013
Saudis are taking to their keyboards to drum up support to nominate imprisoned Saudi human rights defender Dr Abdullah al-Hamid for the Nobel Peace Prize 2014.
21 November 2013
A controversy over the issue of arbitrary detainment rose after the popular Saudi TV show MBC 8 PM ran an interview with Waleed al-Sunani. Find out why.
27 October 2013
Traffic police stopped Saudi women from defying a ban on driving. This action spells out the Kingdom's official position on driving, long blamed on a traditional society.
23 October 2013
22 October 2013
Relatives of prisoners, including children, who were denied from meeting their loved ones during Eid Al Adha, are now being detained in Saudi Arabia, after staging an "illegal" protest.
19 October 2013
Relatives of Saudi prisoners were not only denied visits during the Eid Al Adha holidays, but were also arrested when they staged a sit-in to see their loved ones.
13 October 2013
The Saudi Civil and Political Rights Association (ACPRA) marks its fourth anniversary today. Saudi netizens celebrate its achievements.
8 October 2013
1 October 2013
23 September 2013
1 September 2013
The fourth session of the ongoing trial of Umar al-Saeed took place earlier today. Separated from his lawyers, al-Saeed had to speak loudly to consult with them during the trial.
6 August 2013
Charged with establishing an unlicensed association and possessing illegal books, Mohamed el-Bjadi was released from a Saudi prison today. The Saudi Twittersphere rejoices.
29 July 2013
21 July 2013
Two prominent Islamic preachers have reportedly been detained in Saudi Arabia as part of what is being called a crackdown on anyone with connections to the Muslim Brotherhood.