Newsweek: Saudi Arabia’s Government Might Be Getting Help From Social Media Giants To Shut Down Dissent

Newsweek: Saudi Arabia’s Government Might Be Getting Help From Social Media Giants To Shut Down Dissent. “Omar Abdulaziz, a Saudi dissident who was granted political asylum in Canada, wants to know why his viral hashtag disappeared from Twitter. The 27-year-old political science student has more than 270,000 followers on Twitter. But some of his Arabic-language hashtags disappeared as soon as they started going viral, he said. Especially the ones criticizing Saudi Arabia and its crown prince, Mohammad Bin Salman.”