PBS NewsHour

Even in the U.S., Saudi dissidents fear their government

Clip: 03/07/2019 | 9m 44s

As President Trump’s nominee to be ambassador to Saudi Arabia testified before the Senate on Wednesday, he faced questions from some senators about the Saudi pattern of cracking down on dissidents. Even in the United States, Saudi citizens, including students and scholars, have experienced threats and harassment in response to their public criticism of the Saudi government. Nick Schifrin reports.

Aired: 03/07/19

Rating: NR

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