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Hasan Minhaj criticized the Saudi crown prince on 'Patriot Act.' Netflix pulled the episode in Saudi Arabia.

Jan 01, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

As news of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death rippled across the world, an assassination that the CIA concluded was ordered by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, comedian Hasan Minhaj spent the majority of an episode of his Netflix talk show "Patriot Act" examining the United States' relationship to Saudi Arabia, and Mohammed's touted reputation as a reformer.

"The only thing he's modernizing," Minhaj says in the episode, "is Saudi dictatorship."

Now, the Financial Times first r...