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US Open: Reject Dictator Dollars!


The US Open tennis championship must reject the sponsorship dollars of the brutal United Arab Emirates monarchy. Say no to UAE's #DictatorDollars.

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Saudi ‘Davos’ turnout underscores costs of Khashoggi murder


Bankers, politicians and CEOs from around the world are set to flock to an annual Saudi Arabian business meeting this week, in part rehabilitating an event that was blackballed last year after the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Sunjeev Bery quoted

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Saudi 'Youth Forum' at New York public library canceled after activists' outcry


This week, the Misk Foundation, a charity organization founded and chaired by the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Salman, held what many said was a controversial event in New York City.

quoted Sunjeev Bery

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Nicki Minaj Praised for Pulling Out of Saudi Arabia Concert After Furious Online Backlash


In this article on Nicki Minaj's decision to pull out of a concert in Saudi Arabia, Sunjeev Bery, director of Freedom Forward, is quoted for praising the decision as it sends a message to the Saudi regime.

Sunjeev Bery interviewed

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Sunjeev Bery

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