Opinion | Saudi Arabia sentences U.S. citizen Saad Ibrahim Almadi to 16 years in prison for tweets

Written by on October 18, 2022

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The Saudi government has sentenced a 72-year-old U.S. citizen to 16 years in prison for tweets he posted while inside the United States, some of which were critical of the Saudi regime. His son, speaking publicly for the first time, alleges that the Saudi government has tortured his father in prison and says that the State Department mishandled the case.

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