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Amal Clooney says Trump's campaign against the media 'gave the green light' for Jamal Khashoggi's brutal murder

Posted On: Dec 7, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Amal Clooney says Trump's campaign against the media 'gave the green light' for Jamal Khashoggi's brutal murder

Amal Clooney said that President Donald Trump's rhetoric about the media "gave the green light" for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Clooney, a human rights lawyer who has represented detained journalists, said Trump "has given such regimes a green light and labeled the press in this country the enemy of the people."
She linked this to the death of Khashoggi, a Washington Post journalist killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in October.
Trump has repeatedly referred to the press as the enemy of the people and has embraced chants against news outlets at his rallies.
Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney said that President Donald Trump's campaign against the media "gave the green light" for the brutal murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Clooney, who has represented journalists detained in countries like Egypt and Azerbaijan, linked Trump's rhetoric about the media to the killing of the Washington Post journalist.
Khashoggi was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Leaked accounts of...

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