Twitter Account Linked to Saudi Govt Appears to Threaten Canada with 9/11-Style Attack

A pro-government Saudi organization is under fire after posting and deleting a tweet suggesting Canada was inviting a 9/11-style terrorist attack over its criticisms of the Kingdom’s crackdown on dissent. On Friday, Global Affairs Canada tweeted concern over the Saudis’ arrest of activists, calling on the government to release peaceful advocates for human rights: Canada is gravely concerned about additional arrests of civil society and women’s rights activists in #SaudiArabia, including Samar Badawi. We urge the Saudi authorities to immediately release them and all other peaceful #humanrights activists. Foreign Policy CAN (@CanadaFP) August 3,…