[JURIST] Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] urged [press release] European Union's High Representative Catherine Ashton [official profile] and other EU [official website] member states' representatives to condemn Saudi Arabia for recently convicting seven governmental critics of inciting protests through Facebook. The men were detained for a year and a half before being charged and sent to trial. All seven were convicted of inciting protests through Facebook and of harming public order via the internet, in violation of the nation's...

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