Furious Newcastle owner Mike Ashley is demanding answers after details of a Saudi takeover bid, which had sparked accusations of “sportswashing” by human rights campaigners, were leaked.
A Saudi takeover of Newcastle would be “sportswashing, plain and simple” according to human rights body Amnesty International.
The Saudi Crown Prince was responsible for the gruesome murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the director of a film about the death believes.
United Nations human rights experts have called for an investigation into allegations that the Saudi Arabian Crown Prince was involved in the hacking of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos’s phone.
Britain has urged Saudi Arabia to ensure “all of those responsible” for the killing of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi are brought to account.
Saudi Arabia has sentenced five people to death for the killing of Washington Post columnist and Saudi royal family critic Jamal Khashoggi.
Amal Clooney has warned that Donald Trump is creating a global hostility towards journalists which is undermining democracy.
Comedian Hasan Minhaj said the Saudi-led war in Yemen is the “world’s largest humanitarian crisis” as Netflix was criticised for removing an episode of his satirical show following a complaint from the kingdom’s rulers.
Netflix has been criticised for removing an episode of a satirical comedy series in Saudi Arabia because it was deemed critical of the kingdom’s rulers.