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Saudi Arabia blocked internet access to Israel’s English daily The Jerusalem Post

Saudi Blogger confirms on Twitter that ‘Jpost.com‘ website is unattainable

Jpost.com editor: Shame Saudi regime determined to stifle freedoms.

By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL, JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT

 

 

 

BERLIN – Saudi Arabia’s government appears to have denied access to the website of the Jerusalem Post since early May.
A man reads a newspaper in Jeddah June 17, 2012

A man reads a newspaper in Jeddah June 17, 2012 – Photo: REUTERS/Susan Baaghil

The conservative British-based news and opinion website—The Commentator—first drew attention to the disruption on Tuesday in a report headlined: Has Saudi Arabia blocked the Jerusalem Post? The article wrote a “A lecturer from Saudi Arabia has claimed that the country is blocking access to the Jerusalem Post website.”

The prominent Saudi blogger and journalist Ahmed Al Omran confirmed on his Twitter feed that the Post website “is blocked,” whilst Haaretz and Ynet are both accessible.

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