‘In Anticipation of the Saudi Day of Rage’

for those needing background on the big day…..

“The wave of popular uprisings in the region has reached Saudi Arabia. Saudi oppositionists are planning large-scale demonstrations across the country tomorrow, Friday, March 11, 2011, as part of what they call the “Hunain Revolution.” Due to blanket censorship, the calls for protests were not publicized in the Saudi media until March 9, two days before the protests. Until that point, they were spread only via the Internet, on opposition websites, forums, and YouTube, and on the social network sites Facebook and Twitter.”

read more here:

http://www.memri.org/report/en/0/0/0/0/0/0/5085.htm

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