Saudi Arabia says Jamal Khashoggi’s killers have been ‘delivered to justice’ and insists they have been ‘not subjected to torture’ – however refuses to call them or reveal their punishment
- Jamal Khashoggi was killed by a Saudi hit squad at Istanbul consulate final 12 months
- Killing sparked worldwide outrage amid claims Crown Prince ordered homicide
- Kingdom’s human rights fee chief has described homicide as ‘heinous’
- Instructed UN perpetrators had been ‘delivered to justice’ however refused to call them
- Rejected calls to ‘internationalise’ probe however mentioned suspects had not been tortured
Julian Robinson for MailOnline
Saudi Arabia has claimed Jamal Khashoggi’s killers have been ‘delivered to justice’ after describing the homicide as a ‘heinous crime’ and ‘unlucky accident’.
The pinnacle of the Kingdom’s human rights fee refused to call any of these it mentioned was concerned – however insisted that they had not been subjected to torture.
Saudi Arabia was ‘horrified’ by the author’s killing in Istanbul on October three final 12 months however will proceed to reject any worldwide function within the probe, Bandar bin Mohammed Al-Aiban advised the UN Human Rights Council.
These accused of the ‘heinous crime’ and ‘unlucky accident’ at its Istanbul consulate had attended three hearings thus far with their legal professionals current, he mentioned.
‘Subsequently what’s being conveyed by sure media relating to the necessity for us to internationalise a few of these issues is one thing we don’t settle for as a result of such calls for quantity to interference in our home affairs and in our home judicial system,’ he advised the Geneva discussion board.
Saudi Arabia has claimed Jamal Khashoggi’s killers have been ‘delivered to justice’ after describing the homicide as a ‘heinous crime’ and ‘unlucky accident’