Detained Saudi royal moved to secret site: European lawmaker

A Saudi prince detained in a guarded villa in Riyadh without any formal charges has been moved to an “undisclosed location”, a European lawmaker said in a letter seen by AFP Wednesday.The move marks an escalation in the nearly three-year detention of Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, highlighting the kingdom’s defiance against international pressure for his release even as US President-elect Joe Biden’s incoming administration could intensify scrutiny of its human rights record.In January 2018, Prince Salman, now 37, was swept up along with his father in a wide-ranging crackdown, leaving his suppor…

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