Saudi cleric ‘missing’ after video criticising reforms

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A Saudi cleric who published a video criticising recent reforms in the kingdom’s entertainment industry is reportedly missing, several activists have reported. Emad Al-Moubayed, a renowned preacher in the kingdom who previously served as the imam at the King Abdulaziz Mosque in Dammam, was allegedly detained over his recent video, which garnered over 1.6 million views. A hashtag #WhereIsEmadMoubayed trended on Monday after Saudi authorities said they detained a man for allegedly breaching cybercrime laws, without naming the suspect. Police in the eastern Al-Khobar governorate said a Saudi man …

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