Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (right) bumps fists with US President Joe Biden in Jeddah on July 15. Photo: Saudi Royal Palace/AFP
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (right) bumps fists with US President Joe Biden in Jeddah on July 15. Photo: Saudi Royal Palace/AFP
Joe Biden

Will Biden’s fist-bump with Saudi crown prince MBS dent US president’s image as human rights defender?

  • The president’s meeting with Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Jeddah came under sharp criticism, with many seeing it as undermining rights pledges he made in the past
  • ‘Biden’s support for human rights can be sold for a smidgen of oil,’ HRW executive director Kenneth Roth said on Twitter

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (right) bumps fists with US President Joe Biden in Jeddah on July 15. Photo: Saudi Royal Palace/AFP
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (right) bumps fists with US President Joe Biden in Jeddah on July 15. Photo: Saudi Royal Palace/AFP
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