The Khashoggi report tests US-Saudi Arabia relations

The US has released its official report on the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

The Committee to Protect Journalists and other press freedom activists hold a candlelight vigil in front of the Saudi Embassy to mark the anniversary of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul, on October 2, 2019, in Washington, U.S.. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger/File Photo (Reuters)
The Committee to Protect Journalists and other press freedom activists hold a candlelight vigil in front of the Saudi Embassy to mark the anniversary of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul, on October 2, 2019, in Washington, U.S.. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger/File Photo (Reuters)

Two and a half years later, the United States has released its official report on the killing of Saudi dissident and Washington Post columnist, Jamal Khashoggi. The report states that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved the operation that led to his killing. But in the days since the report, the Biden administration has resisted sanctioning the Saudi leader. We hear from the author of a 2019 United Nations investigation on Khashoggi’s killing on what she found in the US report, and what she thinks is missing in order to serve justice for Khashoggi.

In this episode:

Agnes Callamard, UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial executions.

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Amy Walters produced this episode with Negin Owliaei, Dina Kesbeh, Ney Alvarez, Priyanka Tilve, Alexandra Locke and Malika Bilal.

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Source: Al Jazeera

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