• Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, long a favorite in tech circles, is reportedly still under armed guard

    3 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Shares of Saudi Arabia's Kingdom Holding, an international investment company controlled by Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, soared in January when he was freed after two months of being held captive at a Ritz Carlton in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Turns out investors may have celebrated too soon. As people following the story may recall, Prince Alwaleed was arrested in early November with...
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  • Saudi Arabia reportedly used physical abuse to extract billions from its corruption crackdown

    Saudi Arabia reportedly used physical abuse to extract billions from its corruption crackdown

    3 monthes ago - By Chron

    Saudi Arabia reportedly used physical abuse to extract billions of dollars from some of the country's richest men.
    At least 17 arrested officials were hospitalized in the early stages of the crackdown, and one died in custody.
    The corruption probe, spearheaded by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, saw the arrests of more than 200 officials and businessmen, netting $100 billion in settlements.
    Saudi Arabia reportedly used coercion and physical abuse to extract billions of detainees during a crackdown on corruption.
    The purge, launched in early November 2017, arrested 11 princes as well as...
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  • Riyadh used coercion & physical abuse to seize billions in anti-corruption purge, claim detainees

    Riyadh used coercion & physical abuse to seize billions in anti-corruption purge, claim detainees

    3 monthes ago - By RT

    Saudi Arabia's so-called anti-corruption campaign saw hundreds of the country's elite arrested about four months ago. Most detainees have been released but witnesses say they are not really free, living in fear and uncertainty.
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