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The 2004 report by Arab Press Freedom Watch “The State of the Arab Media: Freeing the Arab media from state control” is available in English and Arabic and includes an chronology of press freedom violations in Saudi Arabia:

http://www.apfw.org/data/annualreports/2004/english/2004annualreport.pdf

 

 

The CPJ annual report on attacks on the press in Saudi Arabia in English and Arabic:

http://www.cpj.org/attacks06/mideast06/sau06.html

http://www.cpj.org/attacks06/lang/attacks2006arb.pdf

 

 

The 2006 special report “Princes, Clerics, and Censors: Saudi Arabia loosens press shackles, but religion and politics are still perilous topics” by the CPJ is avaiable in English and Arabic:

http://cpj.org/Briefings/2006/saudI_06/saudi_06.html

http://cpj.org/Briefings/2006/saudI_06/ArabicHTML/Saudi/saudi_06_ar.html

 

 

Second report on internet in the Arab World “Implacable adversaries: Arab Governments and the Internet” by Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (HRInfo) is available in English and Arabic:

http://www.openarab.net/en/reports/net2006/saudi.shtml

http://www.openarab.net/reports/net2006/saudi.shtml

 

 

Documents by Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (HRInfo) are available in English and Arabic:

http://www.hrinfo.net/saudi/

 

 

The IREX Media Sustainability in the MENA region is available in English, French, and Arabic:

http://www.irex.org/programs/MSI_MENA/2005/MSI05_MENA_SA.pdf

http://www.irex.org/programs/MSI_MENA/2005/french/MSI_MENA05_AS_fr.pdf

http://www.irex.org/programs/MSI_MENA/2005/arabic/MSI05_MENA_SA_ar.pdf

 

 

Documents by the Arab Press Freedom Watch are available in Arabic and English:

http://www.apfw.org/indexarabic.asp?txtSearchText=%C7%E1%D3%DA%E6%CF%ED%C9&btnSearch=%C8%CD%CB

http://www.apfw.org/indexenglish.asp?txtSearchText=saudi arabia

 

 

The annual World Press Freedom Review by the International Press Institute is available in English:

http://www.freemedia.at/cms/ipi/freedom_detail.html?country=/KW0001/KW0004/KW0103/

 

 

The annual report by Reporters without Borders is available in English and Arabic:

http://www.rsf.org/country-43.php3?id_mot=525&Valider=OK

http://www.rsf.org/IMG/pdf/rapport_ar.pdf

 

 

The annual Worldwide Press Freedom Index by Reporters Without Borders is avaiable in English:

http://www.rsf.org/IMG/pdf/cm2006_mo-2.pdf

 

 

The Amnesty International Report 2007 is available in English and Arabic:

http://thereport.amnesty.org/eng/Regions/Middle-East-and-North-Africa/Saudi-Arabia

http://thereport.amnesty.org/ara/Regions/Middle-East-and-North-Africa/Saudi-Arabia

 

 

The annual Map of Press Freedom by Freedom House is available in English:

http://www.freedomhouse.org/template.cfm?page=251&year=2006

 

 

A 2006 special report “Saudi Arabia’s Curriculum of Intolerance” by Freedom House is available in English:

http://www.freedomhouse.org/uploads/special_report/48.pdf

 

 

2007 Annual World Report by Human Rights Watch in English and Arabic:

http://hrw.org/englishwr2k7/docs/2007/01/11/saudia14717.htm

http://hrw.org/arabic/docs/2006/12/31/saudia15115.htm

 

 

Documents in English and Arabic by Human Rights Watch:

http://www.hrw.org/doc?t=mideast&c=saudia

 

 

A report “The Internet in the Mideast and North Africa: Free Expression and Censorship” by Human Rights Watch is available in English and Arabic:

http://hrw.org/advocacy/internet/mena/saudi.htm

http://hrw.org/arabic/1999/reports/internet/index.htm

 

 

Documents by International Crisis group in English and Arabic:

http://www.crisisgroup.org/home/index.cfm?id=2444&l=1

http://www.crisisgroup.org/home/index.cfm?id=2444&l=6

 

 

A study on Internet filtering in Saudi Arabia by Berkman Center for Internet & Society is available in English:

http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/filtering/saudiarabia/

 

 

The Basic Law of Government is available in English:

http://www.mideastinfo.com/documents/Saudi_Arabia_Basic_Law.htm

 

 

More information on Saudi Arabia’s constitution, law etc. is available in English:

http://jurist.law.pitt.edu/world/saudiarabia.htm

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