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Arrest in KSA of Sheikh Abdulaziz al-Tarifi after he criticized diminishment of Vice Squad

Brief excerpt from our briefing tonight:

“Sheikh Abdulaziz al-Tarifi is a well-known Islamic preacher who criticized the reduction of the committee’s powers under the pretext of organizing its work. The Saudi authorities arrested Al-Tarifi on Saturday… Famous Twitter user Mujtahid tweeted that Al-Tarifi’s arrest was not brought by a specific tweet of his but is rather a preemptive measure to counter any upcoming decisions that Mohammad Ben Salaman believes will be made by Al-Tarifi…

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Written by nickbiddlenoe

April 25, 2016 at 11:42 pm

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