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Five people are given the death penalty in the case of dead Saudi journalist

The public prosecutor’s office in Saudi Arabia on Monday, the death was announced, five people in the case of Jamal Khashoggi, the critical, the Saudi journalist who, in October 2018, was killed in the Saudi arabian embassy or consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul.

The three others are given prison sentences which, in total, in 24 years, according to the plaintiffs, that the convictions were announced.

The information as to the identity of the prisoners was not given. The law in Saudi Arabia is not open to the public. In total, eleven suspects ended up in the business.

Among the suspects was one of two high-ranking ex-officials. Saud Al Qahtani, a former media adviser to the Saudi crown prince and de facto head of state, Mohammed Bin Salman, was found not guilty of involvement in the death of the journalist. Ex-inlichtingenchef Ahmed Al Asiri, was released for lack of evidence. A third defendant was acquitted of all charges.

There may still be the subject of an appeal against the sentence.

Khashoggi was working for decades as a journalist in the United kingdom. He went out of the country when he was there not to like, after he said the country had made. He went to the United States of america, and has been active in The Washington Post. During a visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, where he is in the papers and wanted to arrange for you to be able to get married to his Turkish fiancee, was Khashoggi.

The saudi crown prince will remain out of harm’s way

It was found that as the journalist in the consulate, was killed by a professional team that is specially designed for this purpose and was sent here from the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. His body was cut to pieces, and the building is fully rebuilt. Khashoggi’s remains have never been found.

Critics argue that it is highly unlikely that the crown prince Bin Salman who is a tyrant rules not to be aware of the moordcommando, such as the Saudi royal family claims to be. The official story out of Riyadh and is the killer on their own trade. According to the CIA, and many western governments have handed Bin Salman, however, where the contract is to Khashoggi to get to.

The UN special rapporteur Agnès Callamard has called for the assassination of Khashoggi, an “extra-judicial execution” and called for a study of the role of Bin Salman.

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