Saudi Khashoggi verdict a “travesty” – UN Particular Rapporteur on Further-Judicial Executions
UN Particular Rapporteur on Further-Judicial Executions, Agnes Callamard, says the outcomes of a Saudi trudge into the slay and disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, are a “travesty”. 5 nameless folk were given the death penalty, whereas one in every of the alleged ringleaders was once acquitted.
Additionally in the programme: the CEO of Boeing resigns because the 737 MAX crisis escalates; and in Britain a soccer pundit means that political leaders in Britain are to blame for fuelling and accepting racism, after a Chelsea player was once subjected to monkey-chanting.
(Speak: The Committee to Provide protection to Journalists and varied press freedom activists contend with a candlelight vigil in entrance of the Saudi Embassy to label the anniversary of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul, in Washington DC on 2 October 2019. Reuters/Sarah Silbiger)