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Prominent female Saudi rights advocate arrested

Human rights groups and activists say one of Saudi Arabia's most prominent human rights advocates has been arrested.

Jan 13, 2016, 03:15 AM IST

EU lawmakers call for release of flogged Saudi blogger

European Union lawmakers are demanding the immediate release from jail of a Saudi blogger sentenced to be flogged 50 times a week over several months for insulting Islam.

Feb 13, 2015, 02:51 AM IST

Canada `deeply concerned` by lashing of Saudi blogger

Canada`s top diplomat on Wednesday voiced concern at the flogging of a Saudi blogger for "insulting Islam" and urged Riyadh to show clemency.

Jan 15, 2015, 10:59 AM IST

Saudi Arabia frees man jailed for Prophet tweets: Sources

A Saudi blogger jailed in 2012 for publishing an imaginary conversation with Islam`s Prophet Mohammad on Twitter walked free early on Tuesday, his friend and a lawyer said, though there was no comment from the government.

Oct 29, 2013, 16:27 PM IST