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Saudi Arabia 'day of rage' protest fizzles

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posted on Mar, 11 2011 @ 12:29 PM
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Saudi Arabia 'day of rage' protest fizzles


www.latimes.com

Reporting from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia A call for protests in Saudi Arabia that had been talked about for weeks drew only a handful of people Friday, allowing the kingdom to keep at bay for now the waves of political unrest that have battered the Middle East and North Africa.

In the end, the "day of rage," organized on Facebook and by word of mouth, fizzled. No protests occurred in any Saudi cities except for a small demonstration in Al-Ahsa in restive Eastern province, said Maj. Gen. Mansour Turki of the Interior Ministry. Turki said he did not know if any arrests were made in connection wi
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posted on Mar, 11 2011 @ 12:29 PM
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Really curious about everything going on right now. Just wondering if anyone has any friends or relatives in Saudi Arabia or surounding area that might have more information.

People on other threads already speculating on the earthquake drawing attention away etc.

There seems to be so much going on in the world at once these days.

www.latimes.com
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posted on Mar, 11 2011 @ 12:59 PM
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TPTB is so happy the EQ happened. It is so much of a distraction. All the attention is directed towards Japan.

It's still a really sad day


And I'm really upset the Day of Rage fizzled. It would have been cool, although I prefer peaceful protests.



posted on Mar, 11 2011 @ 02:34 PM
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That pesky earthquake. Serves them street idiots right for getting no attention or attraction.
I'll chalk it up to God works in mysterious ways.
I'm sure we'll hear the loons start blaming space aliens, CERN, HAARP, or TPTB so don't knock my God reference, it is highly more likely than any of those.




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