February 26, 2008
Saudi blogger still in detention
When President Bush came to Saudi Arabia a month ago it raised hopes that jailed Saudi blogger Fuad Al-Farhan would be released.
By then the 30-year-old businessman had been locked up without charge for more than 30 days. Only his father had been able to visit him. He said Al-Farhan had lost weight.
I was here at that time and interviewed blogger Ahmed Al-Omran who was spearheading a campaign to get Al-Farhan freed. He told me Farhan was doing no more than exercising his right to free speech.
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