Saudi Arabia’s New Anti-Terror Law Attracts Criticism

By: Kylie Bull, Contributing Editor, 04/23/2014

Saudi Arabia’s new terrorism law and a series of related royal decrees “create a legal framework that appears to criminalize virtually all dissident thought or expression as terrorism,” according to Human Rights Watch, which said the “sweeping provisions in the measures, all issued since February 2014, threaten to close down altogether Saudi Arabia’s already extremely restricted space for free expression…”

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