As you may know the only more or less democratic states in the Arab World are Lebanon and Palestine (though this latter less so since the West-supported coup by Al Fatah and the former also in deep crisis, again because of Western interference).
In the rest all sort of violations of Human Rights are common. And lately these dictatorships have come to an agreement to cut even further freedom of speech in satellite channels, a move only opposed by Lebanon and Qatar.
Precsely, there is an interestinga rticle in Al Jazeera reporting on arrests and harassment of Arab bloggers of different countries because of challenging the authorities.
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