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Jamal Khashoggi

Jamal Khashoggi

Twitter Is Enabling Saudi Arabia’s Brutal Crackdown on Dissent

Contrary to Saudi Arabia’s self-proclaimed image as a reform-minded state gradually opening to the world, the country’s human rights situation is worsening, according to both activists and the family members of imprisoned dissidents. “Saudi Arabia is carrying out more repression” than ever, said Areej Al Sadhan, whose brother Abdulrahman, a…
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April 9, 2021
Jamal Khashoggi

Son of political prisoner in Saudi Arabia: Mohammed bin Salman is a threat to human rights

Since Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman took power, his zero-tolerance policy for criticism is silencing and killing victims like Jamal Khashoggi. Abdulhakim Al-Dakhil  |  Opinion contributor The night my father, economist Abdulaziz Al-Dakhil, was arrested last year, the authorities broke into our house with military force. They seized my father’s documents,…
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March 15, 2021
Jamal Khashoggi

Martine St-Victor: The fragility of free speech

In Canada, those who speak out may not meet the fate of Jamal Khashoggi, but consequences still can be harsh. Author of the article: Martine St-Victor  •  Special to Montreal Gazette FILE PHOTO: The Committee to Protect Journalists and other press freedom activists hold a candlelight vigil in front of…
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March 10, 2021