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Saudi Arabia is hosting a two-day media summit that began on Monday, just days after a crackdown on writers and bloggers and a year after journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder. Riyadh, appears to be intensifying a crackdown on free expression

Saudi Arabia is hosting a two-day media summit that began on Monday, just days after a crackdown on writers and bloggers and a year after journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder. Riyadh, appears to be intensifying a crackdown on free expression

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  1. This is the best tl;dr I could make, [original](https://www.france24.com/en/20191202-saudi-media-summit-held-a-year-after-khashoggi-murder) reduced by 79%. (I’m a bot)
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    > Saudi Arabia is hosting a two-day media summit that began on Monday, just days after a crackdown on writers and bloggers and a year after journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder.

    > The Saudi Media Forum is hosting more than 1,000 journalists from Arab and international media, in a first such conference focused on "Opportunities and challenges" in the industry, organisers said.

    > De facto ruler Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman faced global outrage after Khashoggi's murder in October last year in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

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