The episode in question, "Saudi Arabia," targets Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman over the recent killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as Minhaj noted that "now would be a good time to reassess our relationship with Saudi Arabia," CNBC added.In Saudi Arabia, any form of criticism can be bad for your health...
The Saudi Communications and Information Technology Commission made a "legal request" to Netflix to pull the episode for allegedly violating anti-cybercrime law, the network said.
"We strongly support artistic freedom worldwide and only removed this episode in Saudi Arabia after we had received a valid legal request — and to comply with local law," a Netflix spokesperson told CNBC, adding that the move was consistent with how other U.S.-based companies operate.
The episode can still be viewed in Saudi Arabia on YouTube, the network added.
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Saudi Arabia has no sense of humor: