Killing of Jamal Khashoggi

UN investigator says the killing of Jamal Khashoggi 'was a state-sponsored killing'

Saudi Arabia has sentenced five people to death for Khashoggi murder
Saudi Arabia has sentenced five people to death for the killing of the journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Agnes Callamard, a UN investigator, who conducted an inquiry into the case, described today's verdict as a mockery of justice. She told Newshour that the state of Saudi Arabia - under international law - is responsible for the killing of Jamal Khashoggi. 

(Photo: Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the Saudi consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul. Credit: AFP)

The man who controls Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is transforming and modernising a deeply conservative country.

Yet at the same time, he is accused of human rights abuses, and suspected of being behind the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

So just who is the man they call MBS?

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