Saudi comedian ‘attacked by Khashoggi suspect and had phone hacked in London’
A comedian claims his phone was hacked and says he lives in fear of being abducted and killed by hitmen from Saudi Arabia.
London-based Ghanem al-Dosari has accused his home country of installing spyware on his device, and said he is prepared to go to court in order to prove it.
Mr al-Dosari, 39, says last year’s murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul shows how far the bloodthirsty regime will go to silence critics.
The activist – who runs a popular YouTube channel from the UK – says he has received numerous death threats, and claims he was punched during a confrontation with a group of Saudi men in Knightsbridge last year.
He said he later recognised one of them as intelligence officer Maher Abdulaziz Mutreb, a suspect in the Khashoggi murder.
Mr Mutreb is among 11 suspects detained in Saudi Arabia over the killing…….read more