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Jamal Khashoggi's Last Column Before Disappearance Calls For Free Expression

The column's publication is "kind of an acknowledgement to ourselves ... that we don't have much hope that we're going to be able to edit this one with him," the Post editorial page editor told NPR.
The Washington Post has published the last column prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi wrote before he disappeared earlier this month. Source: AFP/Getty Images

The Washington Post has published the last column Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi wrote before he disappeared on Oct. 2 after entering the Saudi Arabian Consulate in Istanbul.

"We held on to this column he filed the day before he entered the consulate in the hopes that we could edit it with him, as we normally did," Fred Hiatt, who runs the Post's Opinions section, told NPR.

"And we waited, and we waited, and I

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