Murder of Jamal Khashoggi: A Mystery

Anshita Agrawal
SVKM’s NMIMS Kirit P. Mehta School of Law, India.

Volume III, Issue VI, 2020

This article has outlined the facts with regards to the execution of Journalist, Mr Jamal Khashoggi who was killed inside Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, Turkey on 2nd October, 2018. Author, in this article has attempted to analyse how this premeditated plan of killing in a consulate has favoured the smooth accomplishment of Saudi Arabia’s plan and what are its obligation in planning such a killing. In this article the author has also discussed the role of United Nations in such a case where international laws were violated and why Turkey and USA are also to be blamed for the successful execution. Latter part of the article discusses the faults in the ongoing trials of those who are charged and the possible remedies.