Ghanem Almasarir al-Dosari is a satirist and a YouTube influencer who’s racked up greater than 200 million views on his channel, the place he recurrently criticises the Saudi royal household.
He has lived within the UK for greater than 15 years in self-imposed exile and says he is been beneath police safety because the homicide of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Saudi Arabia’s embassy in London was notified of a authorized declare on Tuesday, accusing the dominion of hacking the comic’s cellphone and utilizing it to spy on him.
It is the newest allegation linked to the NSO Group. The Israeli surveillance firm’s merchandise have allegedly been used to focus on activists and journalists all over the world.
Khalil Jahshan is the Government Director of the analysis organisation the Arab Heart Washington, DC. He joins us on Skype to debate this.