TV News LIES

Saturday, May 26th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Human Rights Saudi Arabia 'detains' more preachers

Saudi Arabia 'detains' more preachers

E-mail Print PDF

http://www.aljazeera.com/mritems/imagecache/mbdxxlarge/mritems/Images/2015/4/8/d776fc8db4a3449c8459b17401eac486_18.jpgSaudi Arabia has detained more preachers and scholars, activists said, two days after the reported arrest of more than 20 individuals, including prominent Saudi intellectuals.

The reports come as Saudi state news agency SPA said authortities were uncovering "intelligence activities for the benefit of foreign parties" by an unamed group of people. It did not comment on the reported arrests.

On Sunday, online activists said up to 20 influential Saudi preachers and religious scholars had been arrested, including some of the kingdom's most influential preachers.

Activists dedicated to monitoring and documenting what they describe as "prisoners of conscience" reported on social media on Tuesday that at least eight prominent figures, including clerics, academics, television anchors and a poet, had been "confirmed" detained since Monday.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Trump Pardons First Black Heavyweight Champ Jack Johnson

Trump pardons Jack JohnsonPresident Donald Trump on Thursday granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion,...

Detained Saudi women driving campaigners branded traitors

Saudi women driver advocates branded traitorsJust weeks before Saudi Arabia is set to lift its ban on women driving, the kingdom’s...

Michigan mom deported to Albania, didn't get to say goodbye to family

Mom deported to Albania without saying goodbye A Michigan mother with no criminal record was deported to Albania without being offered the opportunity...

U.N. calls for war crimes investigation over Gaza violence

Istaeli protesters against violence in GazaThe United Nations said Friday it will begin a war crimes investigation into the killings of...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!