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Saudis Give $2 Billion to Jared Kushner; Turkey Suspends Trial of Saudis Accused of Killing Khashoggi

Democracy Now! spoke with Sarah Leah Whitson, government director of Democracy for the Arab World Now (DAWN), about Turkey’s current resolution to droop the trial of 26 Saudi males accused of killing journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul 2018. DAWN sued Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and his alleged conspirators within the homicide. Whitson says Turkey’s transfer to show over the case to prosecutors in Saudi Arabia exhibits “the Turkish government has decided that good relations — and in particular investment and trade with Saudi Arabia — is more important than pursuing justice for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi on Turkish soil.” We additionally ask Whitson concerning the information {that a} fund led by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has invested $2 billion in Jared Kushner’s new non-public fairness agency simply years after Kushner helped push ahead a $110 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia whereas his father-in-law was in workplace. She says the funding “exposes the corruption and lack of accountability in both the American and Saudi systems.”

 

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