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Muzzling dissent: Saudi Arabia’s efforts to choke civil society

Headline Title:  Muzzling dissent: Saudi Arabia’s efforts to choke civil society 09 October 2014 Peaceful human rights activists have been routinely harassed, rounded up like criminals and often ill-treated in detention as the Saudi Arabian authorities go to extreme lengths to hound critics into silent submission, said Amnesty International in a campaign briefing published today. Saudi Arabia’s ACPRA: How the Kingdom silences its human rights activists profiles 11 members of the Saudi Civil and Political Rights Association (ACPRA) - one of the country’s few independent human rights…

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