Sunday, 23 January, 2022
TopicJamal Khashoggi

Topic: Jamal Khashoggi

The NSO Group behind Pegasus list & its murky past — from Mexico to Jamal Khashoggi to India

NSO Group, a cyber-surveillance company based in Israel, developed and sells the spyware Pegasus that was allegedly used to try and snoop on several prominent people across the world.

‘Outrageous’ — Joe Biden condemns Mohammed bin Salman nod to Jamal Khashoggi killing

The White House Friday released a report the Trump administration had withheld, showing that US intelligence believed the crown prince was behind Khashoggi’s October 2018 murder.

US intel report finds Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s ‘role’ in Khashoggi killing

State Department spokesman Ned Price suggested US is looking at ways to hold the perpetrators responsible for their actions, could cut back arms sales to Saudi, impose sanctions.

UN did not provide enough resources, says expert who investigated Jamal Khashoggi’s murder

UN special rapporteur on extra-judicial executions Agnès S. Callamard said she relied on NGOs and pro-bono support while investigating the 2018 killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Biden’s nominee for intelligence chief vows to release murder report of Saudi critic Khashoggi

The report on who was responsible for Saudi-insider-turned critic Jamal Khashoggi’s murder could be embarrassing for Crown Prince Salman & is likely to strain Saudi-US ties.

Pakistan to Thailand — There is a war on those in exile. And the internet has made it worse

The power of social media is making authoritarian governments silence critics like Jamal Khashoggi — no matter which country they are exiled in.

US judge orders partial disclosure of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder files

Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi Arabian dissident and Washington Post columnist, was killed and dismembered in 2018 by Saudi agents inside the nation’s consulate in Istanbul.

Jamal Khashoggi’s fiancee sues Saudi Crown Prince in US for the 2018 killing

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and 28 other Saudis have been named in the seven-count complaint, filed in the District of Columbia federal court.

Turkey begins trial of 20 suspects in Jamal Khashoggi murder, including 2 top Saudi officials

The trial comes six months after a Saudi court sentenced five people to death for the 2018 murder, which it ruled wasn’t premeditated.

Modi and MBS, the two wrong foreign leaders Jeff Bezos befriended

Bezos made overly optimistic bets on global leaders whose dispositions turned out to be less open and more autocratic than Silicon Valley originally thought.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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