A declassified report from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence said the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, personally ordered the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018. But, to the dismay of journalists and human rights advocates, the U.S. won’t sanction the prince.
The temporary release of the three activists comes after international outrage over an alleged pattern of human rights abuses by the Saudi Arabian government.
Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post contributor and international journalist, was murdered last year – allegedly at the direction of the leader of Saudi Arabia. Many months later, Saudi Arabia has shifted accountability and avoided repercussions. In the first episode of Long Time, No See, Michael
“The Arab world needs a modern version of the old transnational media so citizens can be informed about global events. More important, we need to provide a platform for Arab voices.” This was Jamal Khashoggi’s message in his last column for The Washington Post before
In the wake of Jamal Khashoggi’s death, all of America’s major media outlets have withdrawn from the Future Investment Initiative Conference in Riyadh.