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Jamal Khashoggi

 

Human Rights Watch to US: Stop Selling Weapons to Saudis

"Renewing U.S. offensive weapons sales to Saudi Arabia would further undermine Biden's promise to prioritize human rights in U.S. relations with the country."

Brett Wilkins ·


'Antithesis of Justice': Five Saudi Kill Squad Members Sentenced to Death for Khashoggi Murder While Crown Prince Untouched

"Bottom line: the hit-men are guilty, sentenced to death. The masterminds not only walk free. They have barely been touched by the investigation and the trial."

Jessica Corbett ·


One Year After Khashoggi Murder, Chorus of Demands for Saudi Govt. to Face Consequences

"Despite the backlash directed at the kingdom, the Saudis haven't faced serious consequences for the slaying of Khashoggi or its slaughter of civilians in Yemen."

Eoin Higgins ·


With Statement Equal Parts 'Dangerous' and 'Imbecilic,' Trump Smears Khashoggi and Vows to Back Murderous Saudis

"This Donald Trump statement—simultaneously pledging never-ending support for Saudi Arabia and blaming Iran for every Middle East problem—reads like a 6th grader's school report."

Jake Johnson ·



'You Couldn't Make This Up': A Bunch of Mops, Cleaners, and Trash Bags Delivered to Saudi Consulate Ahead of Khashoggi Murder Probe

As one reporter joked, "the way to preserve the integrity of a possible crime scene and bolster confidence in the investigation is to bring in a bunch of cleaners through the front door before the detectives arrive."

Jake Johnson ·


'Better Later Than Never, I Guess': Corporate Media Crawl Away From Saudis Over Suspected Murder of Journalist

"An attack on one journalist should be considered an attack on all."

Julia Conley ·


Shireen Abu Akleh's Niece Decries Biden's Failure to Hold Israel Accountable

Lina Abu Akleh said it is "disappointing and frustrating" that "there hasn't been any meaningful action" taken in pursuit of justice for the slain Palestinian-American journalist.

Brett Wilkins ·


Weeks After Biden Fist-Bumps Saudi Prince, US OKs $5 Billion in Gulf Arms Deals

While the Pentagon said the sale of Patriot and THAAD missiles would boost regional "stability," one Yemeni journalist countered that the transfer would only bring more Saudi "aggression" to his war-torn nation.

Brett Wilkins ·


Biden Ripped for $1 Billion UAE Arms Deal Days After Khashoggi Lawyer Sentenced

Journalist Mehdi Hasan said "it's clear that Biden isn't breaking with Trump" on supporting Israel, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE, "even when they kill or detain U.S. citizens."

Brett Wilkins ·

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