ISTANBUL

Social media activists posted a televised interview of late Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi where he talked about the importance of Saudi human rights activist and renowned “constitutional expert” academic Abdullah al-Hamid, who died Friday in prison. 

Human rights sources and activists confirmed the death of al-Hamid, 69, in one of Saudi Arabia’s prisons, allegedly due to deliberate medical neglect by authorities.

Authorities could not be reached for immediate comment but Riyadh routinely denies accusations of medical neglect in its prisons, rejecting domestic and international criticism on the issue.

In the interview, Khashoggi argues that a movement for constitutional monarchy

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