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Ethiopian-born Saudi businessman Al Amoudi freed in Saudi Arabia: Ethiopian state television

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Jan 27, 2019 10:43 AM 2+ mon ago

January 27, 2019 / 3:21 PM / in 2 months

RIYADH/ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has freed Saudi-Ethiopian businessman Mohammed Hussein al-Amoudi more than 14 months after he was detained in a crackdown on corruption, the latest in a flurry of releases as the kingdom faces intense scrutiny over its human rights record.

Amoudi, whom Forbes once called the richest man in Ethiopia and the second-richest Saudi, was among scores of members of the Saudi business and political elite rounded up Riyadh's Ritz-Carlton Hotel in November 2017 on the orders of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

The campaign, decried by some critics as mere power play by the powerful young heir apparent, unsettled foreign investors whom Riyadh is courting to support ambitious economic reforms.

Amoudi's release follows that of several other businessmen last week and comes after the kingdom suffered a global backlash over the murder ...

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