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7 ways Saudi Arabia is silencing people online

Headline Title:  7 ways Saudi Arabia is silencing people online 06 December 2014 Raif Badawi is serving a 10-year prison sentence in Saudi Arabia, mainly for setting up a website. We talk to another local blogger – who has to remain anonymous for their own safety – about different tactics the authorities use to silence people online.1. Gagging anyone with an independent opinion“Overall, the situation in Saudi Arabia is very bad, particularly from the point of view of people with independent opinions who go against the grain. Recently, there have been investigations, arrests and short-term…

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