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Welcome home Fouad!

Welcome home Fouad!

26 Apr, '087 Comments

Saudi Jeans reports that Fouad Al-Farhan has been released from custody after a 137 days incarceration, held without any charges. We don’t know the details of his release and what he had to give up or sign for the authorities to finally let him go, I suspect we will hear his stories quite soon – […]

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déjà vu

déjà vu

6 Feb, '084 Comments

The current climate is in marked contrast to that in 2005, when King Abdullah came to the throne promising change. Having pinned their hopes on him, reformists now feel he has failed to deliver. Saudi blogger Fouad al-Farhan has been detained since December for speaking out on behalf of the jailed reformists. BBC – Whatever […]

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A Day of Silence for Fouad

A Day of Silence for Fouad

6 Jan, '081 Comment

Free Fouad! Update 080107: excellent article (Arabic) written by Dr. Mohammed Al-Ahmari in a Saudi magazine applauding Fouad and asking the difficult question as to why it is the West that champions our human rights activists and writers while we (Arabs) are content to maintain our slumber. Click the banner to read it. Click here […]

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Saudi blogger Fouad Al-Farhan arrested

Saudi blogger Fouad Al-Farhan arrested

23 Dec, '0727 Comments

Fouad Al-Farhan is one of a very few Saudi bloggers who chooses to blog under their own name, publishes his picture and challenges the establishment with utter bravery has been arrested in Saudi. This is not Fouad’s first altercation with the authorities there. His blog has been banned in Saudi in February 2007. He resumed […]

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