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What life is like inside Saudi Arabia’s ‘5-star prison’ — the Ritz-Carlton where some of the kingdom’s richest and most powerful elites are being held





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More than 200 members of Saudi Arabia’s elite, including 11 princes, are now being detained at what is quite literally a gilded prison — the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Riyadh.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is widely seen to be the muscle behind the recent anti-corruption purge, as he consolidates power in a way Saudi Arabia hasn’t seen in decades.

The atmosphere at the luxury hotel is described by BBC reporter Lyse Doucet and cameraman Philip Goodwin as “very serious” in a new report.

Doucet and Goodwin the first journalists allowed into the hotel since its effective conversion to a luxury prison. read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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