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Saudi Arabia must halt attempts to stifle peaceful protest

Headline Title:  Saudi Arabia must halt attempts to stifle peaceful protest 16 October 2012 The Saudi Arabian authorities must withdraw their threat to deal “firmly” with people taking part in demonstrations and refrain from detaining those who exercise their right to peaceful protest, Amnesty International said.The organization’s call came after the Minister of Interior issued a statement last week warning anyone taking part in demonstrations that they would face prosecution and be “firmly dealt with” by members of the security forces.“The Saudi authorities must end their repeated…

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