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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, E/CN.4/2005/64/Add.1, March 29, 2005: Saudi Arabia

790. (…)Moreover, since early March 2004, Saudi authorities reportedly blocked access to the website, a news site for the Middle East’s homosexual community. The site was also blocked in June 2003, but the Government lifted the ban one month later. According to information received, this website focuses mainly on issues dealing with homosexual rights, and does not post any information of a pornographic nature. The United States-based website, with which is affiliated, had also reportedly been censored. (…)

Link to full text of the report: Summary of cases-Freedom of Opinion and Expression-2005-eng