A Saudi court has sentenced yet another man to several years in prison for taking part in pro-democracy demonstrations.
State media have quoted the Justice Ministry as saying that the defendant has been handed a 10-year jail term and fined the equivalent of nearly 27-thousand dollars. He's convicted of using Twitter to encourage participation in anti-government protests. In a separate case, another defendant was sentenced to eight years in jail days ago for contacting a protester and also trying to help those wounded in demonstrations. The unidentified man was also charged with taking part in the funeral of a person killed by security forces in the Shia-dominated Eastern Province.