More than a half-dozen rights and free press groups on April 5 demanded the U.S., U.K. and France to publicly release assessments of Saudi Arabia's trial of those accused of murdering columnist Jamal Khashoggi.
More than a year before the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved a secret campaign to silence dissenters, The New York Times reported on March 17.
Turkish Presidency Communications Director Fahrettin Altun has criticized the head of the Saudi human rights committee for his resistance to an international probe into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
The Senate must push for accountability after U.S. President Donald Trump defied Congress and did not report whether Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was responsible for Jamal Khashoggi's death, according to The Washington Post.
European countries will urge Saudi Arabia this week to release detained activists and cooperate with a U.N.-led probe into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, in the first rebuke of the kingdom at the Human Rights Council, diplomats and campaigners said.