Saudi bloggers
October 16th, 2006

“There’s not just an oil boom in Saudi Arabia – there’s a blogging boom too,”the BBC reports.”It really took off last year,” says Saudi journalist Rasheed Abou-Alsamh. There are now between 500 and 600 Saudi blogs – in English as well as Arabic – and the bloggers are women as well as men. “I think young people see the Internet as a way of expressing themselves easily and in an uncensored fashion,” says Mr Abou-Alsamh”.

Saudi Arabia’s bold young bloggers

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