Crown Prince bin Salman is said to have immunity in the Kashoggi case

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The assassination of Jamal KhashoggiNow Joe Biden is suddenly protecting Saudi Prince bin Salman

During the election campaign, Joe Biden announced that he would treat the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as a “rogue state”. Now there is a twist: the crown prince is to be given immunity because of his position of power.

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Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, here with US President Joe Biden, is said to have immunity in the Kashoggi case.

Reuters

At the time, Biden was still dealing with the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi and warned bin Salman against further acts of violence against dissidents.

At the time, Biden was still dealing with the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi and warned bin Salman against further acts of violence against dissidents.

AFP

Biden has been criticized for his trip to the Saudi kingdom because a US report has blamed its crown prince Mohammed bin Salman for the murder of government critic Jamal Khashoggi.

Biden has been criticized for his trip to the Saudi kingdom because a US report has blamed its crown prince Mohammed bin Salman for the murder of government critic Jamal Khashoggi.

AFP

It’s about it

  • The White House wants to grant Crown Prince Mohammed immunity in the case of Jamal Khashoggi.

  • A 2021 US government report concluded that Mohammed bin Salman authorized the journalist’s murder.

  • The journalist was reportedly killed at the Saudi consulate in Turkey in 2018 and his body was dismembered.

The US government wants to shield Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman from prosecution in a surprising twist in the case surrounding the brutal murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Because of his official status and high office, Mohammed should enjoy immunity from lawsuits brought by Khashoggi’s fiance and human rights groups founded by the columnist, President Joe Biden’s administration said Thursday (local time). That Application in the US is not bindingUltimately, a judge must decide whether the Saudi de facto ruler will be granted immunity from prosecution.

Biden with a twist

With the announcement, the government takes a stunning turn, especially since Biden, as a presidential candidate, has announced that he will leave the kingdom for Assassination of Khashoggi as “outcast state” will heal. The term refers to outcast nations that do not follow international customs.

In addition to the brutal killing of a Saudi columnist, which US intelligence has blamed directly on Crown Prince Mohammed, there are other human rights allegations against the leadership in Riyadh. The government’s latest decision is likely to anger human rights activists and some US congressmen.

the corpse was cut up

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the fall of 2018, allegedly on behalf of the Saudi government. On October 2, Khashoggi went to the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul to collect documents for his wedding. There has been no sign of him since.

Turkish police believe a Saudi Arabian special team was brought into the country journalists criticizing the government murder. and Khashoggi’s body was reportedly dismembered and then removed, the audio recordings show him being interrogated and tortured by his tormentors before his death.

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