U.N. Finds “Credible Evidence” of MBS’s Responsibility in Khashoggi Murder

HeadlineJun 19, 2019

In a highly anticipated report released Wednesday, a U.N. expert has called for Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to be investigated for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, citing “credible evidence” that he and other top Saudi officials are individually liable for the October killing. Special rapporteur Agnes Callamard wrote that Khashoggi’s death “constituted an extrajudicial killing for which the State of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is responsible,” and called for targeted sanctions against the crown prince.

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