Tuesday January 21, 2020

A weak response to a journalist’s brutal murder

Ireland needs to do more after Jamal Khashoggi’s savage torture and execution

28th October, 2018
Jamal Khashoggi: is the Irish government’s reluctance to condemn his murder linked to trade?

Jamal Khashoggi, a prominent journalist and critic of the Saudi government, was murdered in the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul 26 days ago.

The following is a necessary reminder of what happened over the last month because the Irish government’s response to date resembles that of thin watery soup devoid of substance.

The Kingdom’s initial explanation for his death - that he was killed in a “fistfight” - was so absurd that even Donald...

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