Friday, March 14, 2008

Saudi bloggers support jailed counterpart..

Supporters of the detained Saudi Arabian blogger Fouad al-Farhan are marking the start of his third month in jail by quoting him in their own blogs.

They are determined to keep the 32-year old, who is affectionately nicknamed the "dean" of Saudi bloggers, in the public eye.

Fouad al-Farhan was prepared to criticise aspects of life in Saudi Arabia he did not like and - unusually - wrote his Arabic blog under his real name. More...

See also this and this...

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