A top Saudi official reportedly threatened to kill the UN expert who investigated Khashoggi’s murder : worldnews From “World News”

The Saudi Embassy in Washington, DC, did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Insider.Callamard’s investigation directly implicated Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the de facto ruler of the kingdom, in Khashoggi’s October 2018 killing at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Khashoggi was a Washington Post columnist at the time of his killing, and had often been critical of the Saudi government – including Prince Mohammed – in his writing.The June 2019 UN report compiled by Callamard described Khashoggi’s killing as “a deliberate, premeditated execution, an extrajudicial killing for which the state of Saudi Arabia is responsible under international human rights law.”“There is credible evidence, warranting further investigation of high-level Saudi officials’ individual liability, including the Crown Prince’s,” the report said.A recently declassified US intelligence report offered similar conclusions, assessing that “Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman approved an operation in Istanbul, Turkey to capture or kill Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.”

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