Sunday, February 13, 2011

Pro-reform Saudi activists launch political party

Now the financiers of reaction face reform. Via Reuters
"You know well what big political development and improvement of freedom and human rights is currently happening in the Islamic world," the group of ten activists said in a letter to King Abdullah, obtained by Reuters and also posted on their website.

"It's time to bring this development to the kingdom," they told the king, who is about 87 and now recuperating in Morocco after medical treatment in the United States.

Islamists and liberals both seek more political freedoms in Saudi Arabia and, while differing on details such as the rights of women, say that reform is their overriding goal.

2 comments:

Doc Häagen-Dazs said...

Finally, something positive has happened in this still-young,and up to this point, catastrophic century.

Bill Baar said...

I'm optimistic