And after the Saudi activist Ali Al-Ahmad, who lives in the northern state of Virginia, adjacent to the capital, Washington, confirmed that American security sources included his name on the list of those who were spied on; He filed a lawsuit against Twitter in a federal court in New York City.
In an exclusive interview with Al-Jazeera Net, Al-Ahmad confirmed that Twitter violated his privacy and the privacy of his account files in the Arabic language, in addition to freezing and allowing access to the contents of the account, including 36,000 followers, and sent their confidential information and direct messages to Saudi Arabia. The Saudi authorities tortured many Saudi activists, who were in contact with Al-Ahmad, through his account on the Twitter platform. He stated that “his account was suspended before it was permanently frozen without the ability to recover its private correspondence and sensitive files.”
The Saudi activist said that Saud Al-Qahtani, adviser to the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was one of those who followed my account, and there were several dialogues between us. Al-Ahmad confirmed that the suspension of his account came without any prior warning. Al-Ahmad and his followers publicly criticized Saudi Arabia for violating the policy of illegally providing private information to a foreign government.