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Saudis increase US citizen’s tweet sentence to 19 years in ‘middle finger’ to Biden

Posted on AllSides February 8th, 2023
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A Saudi appeals court has increased the prison sentence of US citizen Saad Almadi over a series of political tweets from 16 years to 19 years in a “middle finger” to President Biden, his son tells The Post.

A State Department official told Ibrahim Almadi of the latest blow handed down by the Saudi judicial system after the White House publicly condemned the elder Almadi’s treatment.

“It’s not a slap in the face, it’s a middle finger,” Ibrahim told The Post, noting that his septuagenarian father has “lost more than 80 pounds”...

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