"US-Saudi downplay Florida terror shooting as ties scrutinised" Sunjeev Bery, director of the anti-autocrat campaign group Freedom Forward, said that despite the headlines from Pensacola, lawmakers from both parties were pushing ahead with a defence spending bill that permitted ongoing arms sales for Saudi to use in Yemen. "While many people across the US deeply … Continue reading Media: "US-Saudi downplay Florida terror shooting as ties scrutinised" | The New Arab
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
"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
"This is an important moment for us."