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Does Abdullah's Death Improve Interreligious Dialogue?

Published: January 23, 2015; 13:00 · (Vindobona)

Saudi King Abdullah is dead. Continuity is assured as Crown Prince Salman succeeds brother to the throne. Saudi Arabia is repeatedly being criticised for human rights violations. The case of internet activist Badawi caused in Vienna calls for the closure of the late King Abdullah Center for Interreligious Dialogue.

Does Abdullah's Death Improve Interreligious Dialogue? / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Thomas Ledl [CC BY-SA 3.0]

Saudi King Abdullah is dead.

The 91-year-old monarch of oil power Saudi Arabia had been taken to the hospital because of a lung infection a few weeks ago.

His successor is his half-brother Salman.

Abdullah is to be buried today, it says on the part of the court.

Saudi Arabia is the most important US ally in the region, for instance for the…

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