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The Saudi Monarchy May Have Killed a Free Man

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Lebanese people gather to stage a protest at Samir Kassir Square in Beirut after security forces took social media users into police custody in July 2018.

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Graffiti is vandalism and muslims calls to prayer are noise pollution.

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Democracy Is No Better Than a Monarchy… or a Dictatorship

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