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Saudi Arabia Rejects Calls For Independent Investigation Into Khashoggi Killing

The kingdom's leading human rights leader said demands to "internationalize" the probe would be "tantamount to the international community doubting the integrity of our judicial apparatus."
President of the Human Rights Commission of Saudi Arabia, Bandar bin Mohammed Al-Aiban, pictured in November, told the UN Human Rights Council on Thursday the accused killers behind Jamal Khashoggi's death are being brought to justice. Source: Fabrice Coffrini

Amid calls for Saudi Arabia to cooperate with a U.N.-led investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the head of the kingdom's Human Rights Commission said on Thursday the accused killers were being brought to justice and reiterated the government's opposition to suggestions for an international

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