Mohammed bin Salman’s bloody dream city of Neom | Curio

Mohammed bin Salman’s bloody dream city of Neom

7 mins | May 10, 2020

$500 billion high-tech city includes forced evictions, vague promises, and the killing of an activist. Saudi Arabia's Neom, "33 times the size of New York City", is a cornerstone of the crown prince's Vision 2030 plan to diversify the Saudi economy away from reliance on oil revenues. But, how far is the Saudi government willing to go to see it through? Sarah Leah Whitson and Abdullah Alaoudh investigate in Foreign Policy.

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