PBS NewsHour

Did Saudi Arabia use Twitter to target U.S. dissidents?

Clip: 11/08/2019 | 3m 40s

The Department of Justice alleges that the government of Saudi Arabia is surveilling people living in the United States — by leveraging Twitter. Specifically, the indictment charges that a Saudi official is recruiting Twitter employees to share personal details of critics of the Saudi government, so that those dissidents can be targeted for persecution. Nick Schifrin talks to Judy Woodruff.

Aired: 11/08/19

Rating: NR

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