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Saudi blogger Fouad Al-Farhan detained without Writ

Filed under: Law,World — Tags: , , , , — Paddy Wallbouncer @ 10:17 am 2008 January 7

If you live in Saudia Arabia, and you are going to say something controversial slightly off-beat about anything, you might be well advised to be wearing a futon poncho while you speak. In a report by CNN correspondent Mohammed Jamjoom explained that Fouad Al-Farhan was detained without reason for questioning by the Saudi government. Jamjoom reported that Saudi Arabian publishers have little to say about the arrest but English speaking publishers are calling for his release.

Could it be that those Arabic bloggers know Fouad is preaching a message of destruction and terrorism, criticizing the (more…)