Poverty in Saudi Arabia

It is widely known that Saudi Arabia is a wealthy country bringing in billions of dollars a year due to its extensive oils reserves (second largest in the world). However, it is not a widely known fact that there is a huge discrepancy between the wealthy majority and those living in abject poverty in Saudi Arabia. While Saudi Arabia is a welfare state (and tax free!) there are still huge numbers of citizens living in poverty within the kingdom.

This video was made by a young activist who was actually jailed for the creation of this documentary. He has since been released.