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Gulf Twitter Prosecutions Reach Abu Dhabi

Twitter users in the six Gulf Arab monarchies are on notice: say what you think at your own peril.

Gulf Twitter Prosecutions Reach Abu Dhabi

Kuwait Man Receives 7 Year Sentence for Tweets

A Kuwaiti man has received seven years in prison for a series of Tweets local Shiites considered offensive and 'damaged Kuwait's image'

Kuwait Man Receives 7 Year Sentence for Tweets

Gulf War on Free Speech Spreads to Kuwait

Kuwaiti authorities arrested a man for a series of Tweets they say insulted the Prophet Mohammad

Gulf War on Free Speech Spreads to Kuwait

Saudi Arabia's Twitter Apostasy Crisis Widens

A Christian blogger in Saudi Arabia known as the "Mecca Pastor" has joined Hazma Kashgari in the spotlight for 'blasphemous' Tweets.

Saudi Arabia's Twitter Apostasy Crisis Widens

Twitter Apostasy Underscores Saudi Oppression

In 140 characters or less former columnist Hazma Kashgari has become a living example of repression in Saudi Arabia.

Twitter Apostasy Case Underscores Saudi Oppression

Saudi Twitter Apostate Repents

Hazma Kashgari has repented a series of tweets he made as prosecutors prepare to interrogate and charge him with blasphemy.

Saudi Twitter Apostate Repents

Twitter Apostate Received Logistical Support

Religious authorities say Hazma Kashgari received financial and logistical aid in fleeing the kingdom after calls he be tried for apostacy

Saudis: Twitter Apostate Received Logistical Support

Saudi Twitter Apostate's Supporters Targeted

A controversial Saudi blasphemy case is set to expand to online supporters of a columnist who made 'blasphemous' tweets

Saudi Twitter Apostate's Supporters Targeted

Saudi Twitter Apostate Arrested in Malaysia

A Saudi journalist who fled the country after posting a 'blasphemous' tweets 'insulting the prophet Mohammad' has been arrested in Malaysia

Saudi Twitter Apostate Arrested in Malaysia

Saudi King Orders Columnist Seized for 'Blasphemy'

King Abdul Aziz has ordered the arrest of a Saudi columnist who 'abused the Prophet Mohammad' creating a public outcry.

Saudi King Orders Columnist Arrested for 'Blasphemy'