Unfortunate accident Saudis assure UN theres no need for probe into Khashoggi killing

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The head of the Saudi human rights commission said on Thursday that the kingdom was bringing those accused over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi to justice and rejected an international investigation into the case. Three dozen Western countries a critic and Washington Post columnist. Eleven suspects have been indicted in Saudi Arabia for Khashoggis murder and Riyadh has denied the crown prince ordered the killing. Justice in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia operates pursuant to international law and it does so in all transparency Aiban told the Geneva forum during a review of Saudis rights record. Agnes Callamard said that Saudi officials have not responded to requests to cooperate with her investigation into the murder. The Saudi human rights commission rejected calls for an international investigation into Jamal Khashoggis murder saying theyve already punished the killers who they refused to name or give any details about. Although Saudi prosecutors are seeking the death penalty over the incident he assured that those found guilty were not being tortured. Whereas the UN and US intelligence agencies have implicated Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the murder the US report Thursday stopped shy of accusing their long time allys leadership. Al member Human Rights Council conducted a regular review of Saudi Arabias human rights record a periodic process faced by all U. We are indeed horrified by what has happened pursuant to this unfortunate accident and we have taken those measures required for us to resolve this heinous crime a translation of which was provided by the United Nations

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