The team that killed Jamal Khashoggi was part of a wider push to crush Saudi dissent that involved at least a dozen operations since 2017
SCOOP from : Prince MBS of Saudi Arabia authorized a secret campaign to kill dissenters & built a special team to do it. Members of the team that killed Jamal Khashoggi were involved in at least a dozen operations starting in 2017.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman authorized a secret campaign to silence dissenters — which included the surveillance, kidnapping, detention and torture of Saudi citizens — more than a year before the killing of Jamal Khashoggi. via
NEW: Saudi Crown Prince authorized a campaign of rendition, detention and torture a year before Khashoggi’s killing. W/⁦
Think there's no serious reporting anymore? Article below exposes a Saudi government kidnap-and-murder squad that struck 12 times in 2 years, including murdering columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Super sophisticated, very costly reporting
Saudi Arabia has brutally crushed dissent—kidnapping, detaining, torturing its own citizens—even murdering Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post journalist who dared to criticize the regime. The Trump administration has done nothing to hold them accountable.
The Saudi “Rapid Intervention Group” that killed Jamal Khashoggi has also been involved in the detention and abuse of a dozen of women’s rights activists, including Loujain al-Hathloul — all this was directly authorized by MBS. Via ⁦
The Saudi team was so busy carrying out a campaign of rendition and torture, they asked MBS for a bonus for Eid, the annual holiday commemorating the end of Ramadan
Remember when US media sold MbS as a dashing reformer "cracking down on corruption" with Jared Kushner by his side? Here's the rewrite: "[Khashoggi's] killing was a particularly egregious part of a wider campaign [since 2017] to silence Saudi dissidents."
"Some of the clandestine missions were carried out by members of the same team that killed and dismembered Mr. Khashoggi in Istanbul in October, suggesting that his killing was a particularly egregious part of a wider campaign to silence Saudi dissidents."
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New: Saudi Crown Prince authorized a secret campaign to silence dissenters — which included the surveillance, kidnapping, detention and torture of Saudi citizens — more than a year before killing Khashoggi. ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ report
Some of the clandestine missions were carried out by members of the same team that killed & dismembered Khashoggi, suggesting that his killing was a particularly egregious part of a wider campaign to silence Saudi dissidents.
It Wasn’t Just Khashoggi: A Saudi Prince’s Brutal Drive to Crush Dissent
MBS "authorized a secret campaign to silence dissenters — which included the surveillance, kidnapping, detention and torture of Saudi citizens — more than a year before the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, according to American officials"
MBS authorized a secret campaign to silence dissenters over a year before the killing of our colleague Jamal Khashoggi. The team included several men involved in his dismemberment inside Istanbul’s Saudi consulate.
“The rapid intervention team had been so busy that last June its leader asked a top adviser to Prince Mohammed whether crown prince would give the team bonuses for Eid al-Fitr, the holiday marking end of Ramadan”
It Wasn’t Just Khashoggi: Saudi Crown Prince’s Brutal Drive to Crush Dissent
Killing of Jamal Khashoggi was part of a bigger campaign by Saudi Arabian authorities to crush dissent reports . One fears for the #women's rights advocates who've been tortured in jail & were to appear in court last week on unannounced charges
Killing of Jamal #Khashoggi was part of broader Saudi effort to crush dissent through surveillance, rendition, and torture.
Saudi Crown Prince’s Brutal Drive to Crush Dissenters Began Before Khashoggi
Saudi Crown Prince’s Brutal Drive to Crush Dissenters Began Before Khashoggi
The murder & bone sawing of Jamal Khashoggi was the tip of the ice berg of Mohammed bin Salman's campaign of international kidnapping, detentions (at dark sites), torture, beatings, electric shocks, waterboarding & threats of rape & murder. #NotMyAlly
Saudi Prince MBS approved a secret team to silence dissent through surveillance, kidnapping, detention & torture. That team was involved in at least 12 ops since 2017 & included some of Khashoggi’s killers. via ⁩ ⁦
It Wasn’t Just Khashoggi: Saudi Crown Prince’s Brutal Drive to Crush Dissent
It Wasn’t Just Khashoggi: A Saudi Prince’s Brutal Drive to Crush Dissent
'Mohammed bin Salman authorized a secret campaign to silence dissenters — which included the surveillance, kidnapping, detention and torture of Saudi citizens — more than a year before the killing of Jamal Khashoggi'
It Wasn't Just Khashoggi: A Saudi Prince's Brutal Drive to Crush Dissent - The New York Times via
It Wasn’t Just Khashoggi: A Saudi Prince’s Brutal Drive to Crush Dissent
Saudi Arabia remains horribly regressive even under the supposedly “progressive” MBS. In case you did not know.
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This is #JaredKushner’s #BFF. Trump would have loved to be able to have such powers.