Netflix Removes "Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj" Episode After Saudi Arabia Intervenes

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The Saudi Arabian authorities is not making the case look any higher for themselves in relation to the suspicious homicide of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi was a Saudi Arabian insurgent, who left the nation to turn out to be a journalist in America after the profession positioned him in tough waters again house. He was a columnist for the Washington Post who was assassinated on the Saudi Arabian Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, in October by representatives of the Saudi authorities. According to Financial Times, Netflix was pressured to tug an episode of Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj in Saudia Arabia after the federal government intervened. The episode addressed the homicide of Khashoggi, and the obvious involvement of Saudi Arabian Crown prince Mohammed Bin Salman.

Netflix Removes "Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj" Episode After Saudi Arabia Intervenes
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“Netflix confirmed that it had eliminated the episode in Saudi Arabia final week, after the nation’s Communications and Information Technology Commission made a request to take it down as a result of it allegedly violated the dominion’s anti-cyber crime regulation,” Financial Times reported. "Later within the eliminated episode, Mr. Minhaj criticized Silicon Valley for ‘swimming in Saudi money’ and urged tech corporations to cease taking funding from the dominion."

In response, Netflix instructed Financial Times, "We strongly help inventive freedom worldwide and solely eliminated this episode in Saudi Arabia after we had acquired a sound authorized request—and to adjust to native regulation."

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