BREITBART.COM – A court in Saudi Arabia sentenced reformist writer Zuhair Kutbi to fours years in prison and banned him from travel.
The Saudi media reported the Specialized Criminal Court (SCC) convicted him “on charges of sedition, inciting public opinion and reducing the government’s prestige.”
by Mary Chastain
They cut the sentence to only two years, but forbade Kutbi from “writing for 15 years and traveling abroad for five, and fined [him] $26,600.” He also must delete his Twitter account…
… Saudi Arabia has a history of punishing anyone expressing dissenting political opinions. The government sentenced blogger Raif Badawi to 1,000 lashes in May 2014. Authorities arrested Badawi in 2012 after he criticized the country’s religious police.