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Saudi Arabia: Investments rise, but so do political and security difficulties

Khashoggi report: A hard-hitting report on the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was released on 19 June by United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions Agnes Callamard. It said the Saudi government was responsible for the killing and that there was “credible evidence, warranting further investigation, of high-level Saudi officials’ individual liability, including the crown prince” Mohammed Bin Salman (MBS). The Saudi authorities were quick to reject the report’s claims.

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