Reporters Without Borders

Saudi Arabia

Authorities urged to free journalist sentenced to 12 years in jail

Reporters Without Borders condemns the 12-year jail sentence that a Riyadh court has passed on Wadji Al-Ghazzawi, the owner of Al-Fajr TV and (...)

Published on 18 February 2014 Read

Saudi Arabia

A new agency to censor YouTube, other video sites?

According to a report in the Saudi newspaper Al-Hayat, the head of the Commission for Audiovisual Media, Dr. Riadh Najem, announced at a meeting (...)

Published on 16 December 2013 Read

Saudi Arabia

Saudi journalist detained over outspoken newspaper columns

Reporters Without Borders condemns the detention of Tariq al-Mubarak, a blogger and columnist who writes for the London-based Saudi newspaper (...)

Published on 31 October 2013 Read

Saudi Arabia

Seven years in jail and 600 lashes for cyber-activist

Reporters Without Borders condemns the sentence of seven years in prison and 600 lashes that a Jeddah criminal court has passed on the (...)

Published on 6 August 2013 Read

Saudi Arabia

Journalist prosecuted for “blasphemous” tweets

Reporters Without Borders is extremely concerned about Hamza Kashgari, a young journalist employed by the daily Al-Bilad, who is facing a (...)

Published on 23 February 2012 Read

Saudi Arabia

Three online television journalists freed

Reporters Without Borders hails yesterday’s release of three Web TV journalists – Firas Baqna, Khalid Al-Rasheed and Hussam Al-Darwish – who were (...)

Published on 31 October 2011 Read

Middle East/North Africa

Arab Spring and repression continue from Rabat to Manama

While Bahrain and Saudi Arabia use mainly technical means (including satellite jamming and website blocking) to obstruct media freedom, Yemen and (...)

Published on 4 August 2011 Read

Middle East/North Africa

Attacks on journalists and media in Iraq and Yemen, two bloggers freed in Saudi Arabia

IRAQ Reporters Without Borders condemns the recent attacks on journalists by the Iraqi security forces. The authorities are resorting to every (...)

Published on 1 June 2011 Read

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