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Saudi Arabia - Seven-year jail term for Saudi photographer

Reporters without borders
Latest in a recent series of long jail terms for independent information providers Reporters Without Borders condemns the seven-year jail term that a Jeddah criminal court specializing in national security and terrorism passed on independent news photographer Jassim Mekki A'al Safar on 18 June. He was also sentenced to a seven-year ban on foreign travel after his release. Until his arrest, Safar worked for the Awamphoto.com website and rights groups such as the Adala Centre for Human (...)

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