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Journalist arrested by Interpol for Tweet

StarWreck (695075) writes | more than 2 years ago

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StarWreck (695075) writes "Police in Kuala Lumpur detained Hamza Kashgari, 23, "following a request made to us by Interpol" on behalf of the Saudi authorities. Kashgari, a newspaper columnist, fled Saudi Arabia after posting a tweet which read: "I have loved things about you and I have hated things about you and there is a lot I don't understand about you I will not pray for you." Said tweet sparked outrage in Saudi Arabia and resulted in multiple death threats. Kashgari faces the death penalty in Saudi Arabia."
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