Sheikh Omar al Muqbil was arrested by Saudi authorities after criticising concerts recently held in the country.
A local extremist group linked to Al Qaeda murdered Ahmed Rilwan Abdulla, missing for more than five years, an independent commission finds.
The Trump administration has lent its support to criminalising protests against the construction of pipelines.
US President Donald Trump has chosen to use his powerful platform to defend the free speech of conspiracy theorists as his allies visit the White House and criminalise political dissent at home.
Human rights activists warn the laws amounted to censorship and would be abused to further crack down on freedom of speech.
Filmmaker James Ricketson was arrested after flying a drone to photograph a Cambodian opposition party rally last year was convicted of spying and sentenced to six years in prison.
What many saw as mild criticism from Canada turned into a diplomatic row suddenly altering thousands of Saudi lives around the world. Why did Saudi Arabia react the way it did?
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