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Press freedom group files criminal complaint against MBS and Saudi officials for Khashoggi murder, persecution of journalists

1 month ago   |   By RT

Reporters Without Borders has filed a criminal complaint in Germany accusing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other high-ranking Saudi officials of committing crimes against humanity.
On Monday evening, RSF published a press release confirming they had filed a 500-page complaint with the German Public Prosecutor General of the Federal Court of Justice in Karlsruhe.
RSF says Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, known as MBS, and other Saudi officials are responsible for the “ widespread and systematic” persecution of journalists in Saudi Arabia, notably the assassination of...
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Biden refused to sanction MBS over Khashoggi's murder because he doesn't want his relationship with Saudi Arabia to get worse, officials say

Biden refused to sanction MBS over Khashoggi's murder because he doesn't want his relationship with Saudi Arabia to get worse, officials say

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden declined to punish Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for ordering the murder of Jamal Khashoggi because he wants to reset his relationship with Saudi Arabia, The Washington Post reported , citing US officials.
The Saudi critic and Washington Post writer was dismembered and killed by Saudi State Security agents in Istanbul in October 2018, and a report declassified Friday by the US Office of the Director of National Intelligence found that the crown prince directly approved the hit .
Throughout the 2020 election campaign Biden talked tough...
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Khashoggi murder: Saudi Crown Prince ‘cleared of all wrongdoing, it's time to move on,' kingdom envoy tells RT

Khashoggi murder: Saudi Crown Prince ‘cleared of all wrongdoing, it's time to move on,' kingdom envoy tells RT

1 month ago   |   By RT

Contrary to what his critics claim, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is not responsible for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, so the US and Saudi Arabia should simply move on, the kingdom's envoy to the UN told RT.
A recently declassified US intelligence assessment concluded that the powerful Saudi royal scion personally “approved an operation in Istanbul, Turkey to capture or kill” the Washington Post columnist. But as far as Riyadh is concerned, the Crown Prince “has been cleared of all wrongdoing,” Abdallah al-Mouallimi, the Saudi representative at the UN, has told RT.
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