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Saudi Arabia: Protesters and reformists targeted in name of security

Headline Title:  Saudi Arabia: Protesters targeted in name of security 01 December 2011 The last nine months has seen a new wave of repression in Saudi Arabia as authorities have cracked down on protesters and reformists on security grounds, Amnesty International said today. In Saudi Arabia: Repression in the Name of Security, the organization says hundreds of people have been arrested for demonstrating, while the government has drafted an anti-terror law that would effectively criminalize dissent as a "terrorist crime” and further strip away rights from those accused of such offences.…

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