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Online critics slam Bloomberg Global Business Forum for Ties to Saudi and Indian Autocrats

Yesterday, critics of the Bloomberg Global Business Forum disrupted the event's social media coverage over the forum's close ties to the repressive leaders of India and Saudi Arabia. Through the Freedom Forward online campaign, thousands of people posted criticisms on Twitter of billionaire Mike Bloomberg, former president Bill Clinton, Bloomberg Philanthropies, and Bloomberg Philanthropies CEO … Continue reading Online critics slam Bloomberg Global Business Forum for Ties to Saudi and Indian Autocrats

Media: “Saudi ‘Youth Forum’ at New York public library canceled after activists’ outcry” | PRI’s The World

"Saudi 'Youth Forum' at New York public library canceled after activists' outcry," PRI's The World, Tuesday, September 24, 2019. "'This is an important moment for us.' Bery is with Freedom Forward, the group that started the petition that led to the cancellation of the event at the New York Public Library. 'Even though the Saudi … Continue reading Media: “Saudi ‘Youth Forum’ at New York public library canceled after activists’ outcry” | PRI’s The World

Media: “Petition and Critics of Khashoggi Killing Heap Pressure on U.N.-Saudi Event” | Inter Press Service

“Petition and Critics of Khashoggi Killing Heap Pressure on U.N.-Saudi Event,” James Reinl, Inter Press Service, September 18, 2019 "Sunjeev Bery, director of Freedom Forward, which launched the petition, said bin Salman should be blackballed over Khashoggi’s killing, Saudi-led military operations in Yemen’s civil war and other human rights abuses. 'The trustees of the New … Continue reading Media: “Petition and Critics of Khashoggi Killing Heap Pressure on U.N.-Saudi Event” | Inter Press Service