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Saudi Arabia Bans All Protest and Marches

Saturday, 05 Mar 2011 08:19 AM

 

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RIYADH, Mar 5 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has banned all protests and marches, state television on Saturday cited the Interior Ministry as saying after Saudi minority Shi'ites staged small protests in the oil-producing eastern province.

Security forces would use all measures to prevent any attempt to disrupt public order, state news channel al-Ekhbariya said in an alert without giving details. (Reporting by Ulf Laessing; Editing by Jon Hemming)

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