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Saudi Arabia: Change Comes with Punishing Cost

Important social reforms enacted under Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman have been accompanied by deepening repression and abusive practices meant to silence dissidents and critics, Human Rights Watch said...

"'The High Cost of Change’: Repression Under Saudi Crown Prince Tarnishes Reforms,” documents ongoing arbitrary and abusive practices by Saudi authorities targeting dissidents and activists since mid-2017 and total lack of accountability for those responsible...

Saudi Arabia has reportedly used commercially available surveillance technologies to hack into the online accounts of government critics and dissidents.