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Confirmed: UN Expert Urges Probe Of Saudi Prince Over Khashoggi Killing

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An independent U.N. report into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said Wednesday there is “credible evidence” to warrant further investigation into the possible role of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and suggested sanctions on his personal assets. The scathing probe is likely to further harden opinion against the crown prince in Washington and other Western capitals, where critics say an operation of this magnitude would have required the powerful prince’s knowledge and involvement. The 33-year-old Saudi prince, who continues to have the support of his father, King Salman, denies any involvement in the killing, and the kingdom has blamed rogue Saudi agents for carrying out the operation. U.S. President Donald Trump has defended U.S.-Saudi ties in the face of international outcry after the Oct. 2 slaying. The 101-page report released by Agnes Callamard stated that the kingdom of Saudi Arabia is responsible for Khashoggi’s killing. Khashoggi, a critic of the crown prince who wrote columns in The Washington Post, was killed, and believed to have been dismembered, inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul by Saudi agents. His remains have never been found. Before his death, he had been living in self-imposed exile following a crackdown on activists and anyone voicing dissent inside the kingdom. Callamard said her investigation had “determined that there is credible evidence, warranting further investigation of high-level Saudi officials’ individual liability, including the Crown Prince’s.” ....
 

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There was never an ounce of doubt. Glad someone is keeping this investigation going and confirming what we know from the first day ...

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1 minute ago, 50 shades of black said:

There was never an ounce of doubt. Glad someone is keeping this investigation going and confirming what we know from the first day ...

Yep, but this investigation does not mean anything. Who can judge autocrat from Saudi Arabia??

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What Saudi Arabia did was unacceptable but as long as they keep supplying the world oil, Governments will turn a blind eye and expecting one barrel more...

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The Saudi regime is truly despicable... Their "beloved crown prince" is innocent, of course ... Everything about Khashoggi's murder will swept under the carpet!

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