UN Investigator: ‘Credible Evidence’ Ties Saudi Crown Prince, Khashoggi Death

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There is “credible evidence” linking Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi last October in Riyadh’s consulate in Istanbul, a U.N. rights investigator said Wednesday. 
 
Agnes Callamard, the U.N. special rapporteur on extrajudicial executions, said in a new 101-page report after a six-month investigation that Khashoggi was “the victim of a deliberate, premeditated execution, an extrajudicial killing for which the state of Saudi Arabia is responsible under international human rights law.” 
 
She said sanctions should be imposed on the prince’s personal foreign assets “until and unless evidence is provided and corroborated that he carries no responsibilities for this execution.” ”

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From VOA News:
UN Investigator: ‘Credible Evidence’ Ties Saudi Crown Prince, Khashoggi Death
By VOA News June 19, 2019 05:48 PM

There is “credible evidence” linking Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi last October in Riyadh’s consulate in Istanbul, a U.N. rights investigator said Wednesday. 
 
Agnes Callamard, the U.N. special rapporteur on extrajudicial executions, said in a new 101-page report after a six-month investigation that Khashoggi was “the victim of a deliberate, premeditated execution, an extrajudicial killing for which the state of Saudi Arabia is responsible under international human rights law.” 
 
She said sanctions should be imposed on the prince’s personal foreign assets “until and unless evidence is provided and corroborated that he carries no responsibilities for this execution.” 
 


Callamard called for U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to open a formal criminal investigation into the death of Khashoggi, 59, who was living in self-imposed exile…

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