Jamal Abu Rihan

19 May 2012. Jamal Abu Rihan, a Palestinian blogger who spent 36 days in a Palestinian Authority prison in the West Bank for demanding an end to corruption. His interrogation centred round his Facebook activities.

Abu Rihan, who was released last week, was arrested as part of a PA crackdown on journalists, bloggers and Facebook users who reported about corruption or criticised Palestinian leaders.  He had created a Facebook group called “the people want to end corruption.”