Jamal Khashoggi Part 2
Episode 3.2: Jamal Khashoggi Part 2
In the second part of our three part investigation into the assassination of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, we find out about his criticisms of the government of his home country, and especially its new leader, Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman. Even as the Saudi government launched an international charm offensive in 2018 to improve the image of the oil-rich kingdom, Khashoggi, living in exile in the United States, wrote about human rights abuses in Saudi Arabia and attempted to organize opponents of the regime. It seems that he was deliberately lured to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, where a team of assassins - allegedly known as the Tiger Squad - was waiting for him.
A transcript of this episode is available here.
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