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Anonymous Calls For Saudi Arabia Ban from 2016 Olympics

Posted on February 8th, 2016.

Online activist collective Anonymous and @OperationNimr – a voice campaigning to nullify the death sentence handed to Saudi Arabian youth are both calling for the exclusion of Saudi Arabia from this year’s Rio Olympics. With a nod to Saudi Arabia’s controversial human rights record, Anonymous and @OperationNimr are calling on the...

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WikiLeaks Reveals Secret Handshake between the UK and Saudi Arabia

Posted on September 30th, 2015.

Secret cables obtained by WikiLeaks have confirmed a secret deal between the British Government and Saudi Arabia to ensure that both countries were elected to the United Nations’ influential Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in 2013. The Australian reports a secret handshake that involved vote-swapping may have been the cause for the...

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Saudi Arabia Wanted to Own Hacking Team

Posted on September 28th, 2015.

Leaked emails available at WikiLeaks have revealed a scheme thought up by Saudi Arabia to simply buy Hacking Team outright, rather than continue to pay the outlandish costs for their services. Between 2013 and early 2014, several e-mails were exchanged with the Italian security professionals, who now have a proven history of aiding...

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Anonymous Attacks Several Saudi Arabian Websites, Brings Focus to a Teen’s Execution #OpNimr

Posted on September 28th, 2015.

In taking a stand and making a direct protest against the death sentence handed in 2012 to a 17-year old teenager Mohammed al-Nimr, Anonymous has crippled multiple Saudi Arabian government websites. It is a case described as “a possible breach of international law,” by a group of UN human rights experts. Ali Mohammed al-Nimr was arrested...