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Longreads: How Saudi Arabia Makes Dissidents Disappear


The assassination of Jamal Khashoggi was no aberration. A Vanity Fair investigation reveals how Saudi Arabia attempts to abduct, repatriate—and sometimes murder—citizens it regards as enemies of the state.

5,218 words. Est. reading time: 25 min.

If you prefer to listen to the article, you can create a Text-To-Speech mp3 here: The TTS is a robotic voice, but many people get used to it fairly quickly.

The Longreads Club gets together every other week to discuss a long-form article focused on global topics. Rather than skim the headlines, we are trying to dive deep and learn from each other to gain a better understanding of world events. Just read the article, show up, and join the discussion!

Earlier Event: September 13
Live Podcast Recording with the Dark Exact
Later Event: September 15
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