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Under pressure, Netflix pulls episode of 'Patriot Act' in Saudi Arabia

Netflix subscribers in Saudi Arabia will no longer be able to view an episode of the comedy variety series "Patriot Act" after the streaming service pulled the installment that contained references to the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.

While the move drew a sharp rebuke from free speech proponents, Netflix said

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