Saudis on hunger strike

A group of Saudi activists are using Facebook and blogs to publicize their hunger strike in support of 11 political prisoners.  The Saudis say they can’t all gather in one place to organize or protest, so social networking tools have been extremely useful.  Read Saudi bloggers in their own words here.  (The Saudi monarchy receives millions in aid from the US government each year, by the way.)  Via the Christian Science Monitor.

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