March 2, 2021

Press watchdog files suit against Saudi prince over Khashoggi

Paris (AFP) – Reporters Without Borders said Tuesday that it has asked a German court to investigate “crimes against humanity” by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the grisly killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The criminal suit, which seeks an inquiry by prosecutors under Germany’s international jurisdiction laws, alleges systematic persecution of Khashoggi — who was murdered at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in 2018– as well as dozens of other journalists. It comes after Washington released a declassified intelligence report last week which concluded that Prince Mohammed pers…


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