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The UN Released a Damning Report on Khashoggi’s Killing – Will It Make a Difference?

In the report, Agnes Callamard, the UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial killings deduced that Khashoggi had been the victim of a “premeditated extrajudicial execution, for which the State of Saudi Arabia is responsible.” As a non-binding report, what impact does this allegation have?

Saudi’s Crown Prince Jails Opponents, Eyes the Throne

Judges and political commentators, some renowned for criticizing extremists, have been seized. Prince Abdul Aziz bin Fahd has also been imprisoned. Some critics speculate that Mohammed bin Salman is cracking down on anyone who disagrees with his diplomatic feud with Qatar, especially those who believe that the Gulf crisis has exposed the limits of Saudi Arabia’s power in the region