Saudi Crackdown Raises Specter Of Wider Spread Dissent – Analysis
Monday, 6 November 2017 Few paid attention to a rare protest in Saudi Arabia in late January 2011 as a wave of popular uprisings swept the Middle East and North Africa, toppling the leaders of Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Yemen. Yet, the protests and criticism of the government’s handling of floods in the Red Sea port of Jeddah in 2009 and 2011 play an...
Nov.07 -- Saudi Arabia's anti-corruption crackdown is said to be widening with the freezing of accounts of dozens of individuals at banks within the kingdom. Bloomberg's Riad Hamade reports on "Bloomberg Surveillance."
At least three more women's rights activists have been arrested in Saudi Arabia in a widening crackdown just weeks before a ban on women driving is set to end. Last week rights groups reported the.. Source: Wochit -