The Saudi Arabian government is no stranger to censoring the internet. But after blocking to access to thousands of Web sites that cover topics such as religion, women, health, drugs, sex and pop culture, they've since decided to take online censoring a step further. On Monday, Amnesty and several news publications reported that Amnesty
International's website was not accessible on Saudi-based Internet
The move came after Amnesty International criticized a leaked copy of a draft of an anti-terror law proposed by the Saudi government that would stifle peaceful protest in the kingdom, and would allow Saudi authorities to prosecute non-violent dissent
as an act of terrorism. Amnesty claims that the law "allows for a
minimum 10-year prison sentence for 'questioning the integrity' of the
royal family" and claims the law is designed to suppress dissent rather
than fight terrorism.
Meanwhile, the Saudi government responded by saying that the claims were
"completely without foundation," and also criticized Amnesty for not contacting the government for comment or
While Amnesty's site remains blocked in Saudi Arabia, some of its affiliate sites remain accessible. Amnesty has posted the full text of the Saudi law on its Protect the Human blog.
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