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‘Nothing Has Been Done': Khashoggi's Fiancée Urges Action Against Saudi Arabia

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

Hatice Cengiz, the fiancée of Jamal Khashoggi, implored lawmakers in wrenching testimony to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for the columnist's murder.
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Fiancée of slain writer Khashoggi pleads for US help

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

The Turkish fiancée of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi is asking U.S. lawmakers to launch an investigation into his killing and bring those responsible to justice.
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Khashoggi's fiancée pleads with U.S. to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for journalist's murder

Khashoggi's fiancée pleads with U.S. to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for journalist's murder

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Jamal Khashoggi's fiancée Hatice Cengiz offered pointed criticisms of the Trump administration's response to the slain Saudi journalist's brutal 2018 murder, pleading with the United States and other western governments to hold Saudi Arabia accountable. “It has been more than six months since this horrible event, but there has been no truth, justice or accountability for those responsible for this terrible incident, to this stain on human rights and press freedom,” Cengiz said at a House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing Thursday focusing on the heightened attacks on press freedom...
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