Like other activists, Magdulien Abaidas was concerned by what she saw as the growing influence of Islamic fundamentalists; be careful of what you tweet or blog in Saudi! and one of our featured blogs wins a global award.
Libya rebel flees to UK as revolution sours for women
The irony of twenty-five-year-old Magdulien Abaidas' situation is clear:
“It’s very bad that you put yourself in danger to work hard for this revolution,” she says. “And then in the end you have to leave it because it’s not a safe place for you anymore.”
Saudi Arabia: Be Careful of What You Tweet or Blog!
A Saudi blogger wrote and also tweeted with an opinion about Saudi women who worked as waitresses at the Hardees in Jeddah.
His derogatory and negative statement so outraged many women (and others) on Tweeter that there was an outcry that the blogger/tweeter should have legal action taken against him based on Shari’ah law.