Hatice Cengiz, the fiancée of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has filed a civil lawsuit against Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, as well as other officials, seeking to hold them accountable for Khashoggi’s death.
The suit, filed in a district court in Washington, D.C., lists over four full pages of defendants.
“The ruthless torture and murder of Mr. Khashoggi shocked the conscience of people throughout the world.
The murder was carried out pursuant to a directive of Defendant Mohammed bin Salman, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia.
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The crown prince has been at the center of the story since Khashoggi’s October 2018 killing.
Shortly after Khashoggi, a columnist for the Washington Post, was killed and dismembered at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul in October of 2018, the CIA concluded the crown prince himself ordered the assassination. »