#JamalKhashoggi

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Agnès Callamard is set to take on her new post as secretary-general of Amnesty International this month. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Agnès Callamard was the first to investigate the 2018 murder of Khashoggi 
  • She concluded in her 2019 report that the Saudi crown prince was responsible for the killing
  • The US government in late February released a declassifying report on Jamal Khashoggi's killing

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Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman had approved the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, as per a US intelligence report. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Reporters Without Borders has asked a German court to investigate "crimes against humanity" by the Saudi crown prince
  • The criminal suit alleges systematic persecution of Jamal Khashoggi
  • Khashoggi, a Washington Post journalist, was murdered at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in 2018

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US State Department Spokesperson Ned Price.(Photo Credit: AFP)

  • "We have urged Saudi Arabia to disband this group and then adopt institutional, systemic reforms," State Department said
  • US also called on Saudi Arabia to take further action after last month provisionally releasing Loujain al-Hathloul
  • President Joe Biden on Friday declassified an intelligence report that found that Prince Mohammed ordered the 2018 killing of Khashoggi

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Journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Jamal Khashoggi's fiance, Hatice Cengiz, released the statement on Twitter
  • It came after the US released a declassified report on the journalist's murder
  • The report accused the Saudi crown prince of Khashoggi's murder

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White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki. (Photo Credit:AFP)

  • Psaki has made it clear that the US would be holding Saudi Arabia accountable
  • Biden will make an announcement on Monday to elaborate on the earlier one
  • US trying not to jeopardize its military interests in the country

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The remains of Khashoggi's body have still not been recovered. (Photo credit: April Brady/Project on Middle East Democracy)

  • Kamal Khashoggi was killed in 2018 after being lured to the Saudi Consulate
  • US Intelligence confirmed Saudi crown prince's involvement in the murder
  • While US sanctions were announced on 76 Saudis

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Washington on Friday released a long-delayed intelligence report on Jamal Khashoggi's murder. (Photo credit: April Brady/Project on Middle East Democracy)

  • Washington did not slap any direct sanctions on Saudi Arabia's Prince Mohammed
  • He is accused of journalist Jamal Khashoggi' 2018 killing 
  • Saudi observers have dismissed the highly anticipated report of CIA

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Jamal Khashoggi was an opinion contributor to The Washington Post who had written critically about the Saudi Crown Prince. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Jamal Khashoggi was killed on October 2, 2018
  • A 15-member team dismembered Khashoggi's body
  • CIA has concluded that former US president Donald Trump refused to release the report

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US President Joe Biden made bold promises at the 2019 Democratic Debate (Photo Credits: AFP)

  • In 2019, Biden vowed that he will hold the Saudi government accountable 
  • Administration officials said the Crown Prince was "never an option"
  • Democratic Representative Adam Schiff urged Biden to punish those responsible

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The declassified US report implicated Saudi crown prince and his aide (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The Khashoggi report is expected to strain US-Saudi relations
  • Experts believe that the US would not experience a severe economic impact
  • The new phase of bilateral relations between the countries will also impact the Yemen war