Businesses and organisations withdraw en masse from Saudi showcase summit, citing Khashoggi

The Guardian reports that they include NYT, FT, CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg, World Bank, Branson, & even Uber – despite having the Saudi sovereign wealth fund as an investor.

With no government that supplies arms to Saudi Arabia having spoken out about the disappeared dissident, dare we hope this might be the start of a corporation-based stand against rising despotism in the world?

Image: screenshot of al-Jazeera video

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