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Episode 017 - Where is Jamal Khashoggi?

10/6/2018
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Jamal Khashoggi, the veteran Saudi journalist and former royal advisor, is missing and presumed kidnapped. He was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. In this episode we replay a conversation Jamal had with Ahmed, Iyad and Nasser at the Oslo Freedom Forum earlier this year to understand more about Jamal and why this might be happening. More information from the Washington Post:...

Duration:00:28:51

Episode 016 - Mauritania's Democratic Tipping Point?

9/23/2018
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Where in the world could you find out that your deceased grandfather voted in a constitutional referendum 3 years after he died? In this episode, Ahmed and Nasser discuss the recent elections in Mauritania, in which an empowered opposition threaten to undo President Ould Abdelaziz' hopes for a constitutional amendment to allow himself third turn. Nasser's (extremely long) Twitter thread, on which this episode was based, makes for good side-reading:...

Duration:00:42:33

Episode 015 - How Gary Lineker Once Helped an Innocent Iranian Prisoner

9/13/2018
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How do you get one of the world's most beloved ex-footballers to speak out about an innocent political prisoner in Iran? In this episode (part 2 of a 2-part show), Iyad El-Baghdadi and Maryam Nayeb Yazdi talk about a campaign they ran for Arash Sadeghi, and what activists can learn from it. Maryam can be found on Twitter at @MaryamNayebYazd. Iyad and Ahmed can be found at @iyad_elbaghdadi and @gatnash. Tweet us, or join the conversation on #ArabTyrantMan.

Duration:00:46:21