Saudi Arabia frees 13 Shi'ites held for protesting

RIYADH - Saudi authorities have freed 13 Shi'ite activists detained for taking part in demonstrations calling for the release of jailed relatives in the oil-producing east, activists said on Wednesday.
"They released 13 people. They have been releasing people every week since the protests," said Ibrahim al-Mugaiteeb, head of the independent Human Rights First Society.