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Saudi Arabia overturns death sentences in Jamal Khashoggi killing

2020 9/09
Saudi Arabia overturns death sentences in Jamal Khashoggi killing

Saudi Arabia has reduced the sentences of eight people involved in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey.
Last year, five of them were given the death penalty for the killing, but that has been overturned.
The court handed 20-year sentences to five people and three others were sentenced to between seven to 10 years, state media reported. The eight convicted were not identified.

Al Jazeera’s Alexi O’Brien reports.

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  • Jean Aiplu says:

    How can you impose another justice from outside, especially in a country on which so many of us depend for their oil?

  • paul oliver says:

    wtf

  • Jon Turk says:

    So the Saudi prince imprisons he’s own assassins lol typical.

    • Siyabonga Mngomezulu says:

      @Truth Seeker Very progressive and democratic 🙄

    • Truth Seeker says:

      @Siyabonga Mngomezulu Yes HRH MBS is the reformer . He has give woman the right to drive. He has also been busy organising music events. What a lovely guy even if he gets rid of one or two bad dudes

    • Truth Seeker says:

      @Syed Ahmed That’s a lovely place to have a informal trial. Then a relaxing stay for a few years and then pardoned for good behaviour

    • Siyabonga Mngomezulu says:

      @Truth Seeker You can’t make an omlette without breaking a few eggs right ?

    • Samar Ibrahim says:

      Exactly

  • Robert Brown says:

    Saudi does whatever it wants just like Putin.

    • TheResearcher says:

      Putin is hope , MbS is criminal

    • Bruh Moment says:

      @TheResearcher well MBS made it Legal for women to drive

  • Danish Z says:

    Bin Salman must go if world peace is to be ensured.
    Countries supporting him should know that you are only supporting a snake that will bite you as well when he is done with others.

    • محمد الجابري says:

      @Mohamed Yusuf exactly they are only benefiting from the Yemeni war

    • Ghufran says:

      World peace won’t exist ecen with salman gone when you have western warmongers. Chinese commies. Russians. And iran ect.

    • mumad usman says:

      @Mohamed Yusuf 😃😃😃😃😃😃😃😃😃

    • mumad usman says:

      @محمد الجابري abdul fata sisi the 🐍

    • Bruh Moment says:

      he made it legal for women to drive and made movie cinemas legal you western fool

  • TheResearcher says:

    MBS is israel lapdog

  • White Wolf says:

    This is the same country that chop people’s hands and heads,lashes women in public.
    This so called ally Saudi Arabia is worse than North Korea.

    • Masha Scream says:

      Hear hear ,
      They still use crucifixion too.
      And Paralysis from the neck down OMG ,
      HOW EVIL IS THAT .
      thing is ,last year ,they beheaded 35 activists just for protesting ,and marching through the streets , calling them ,spys ..
      One boy was 12 ,they locked him up for 5 years then beheaded him .
      Not one word from america or uk ,on this gross act of human rights abuse .
      America and uk are as sick as SA.

    • Anonymous 1 says:

      @Alter Kooper stop making politicians religious when they’re not, and democracy isn’t necessarily the best option, I mean look at America, it’s a mess, look at Iraq. In any place where democracy was forced is now in pieces, Libya, Iraq, Syria…etc. democracy is hypocrisy, and for hypocrites, hypocrisy is the best policy. So don’t bring religion into this, because Trump is a Christian and uses it to get votes, same case here.

    • Alter Kooper says:

      @Anonymous 1 ha ha! Look at America, the dream of every third worlder to get a green card

    • Ali b says:

      Shut up mate id cut your hand off if you stole from me idgaf Saudi Arabia is corrupt and fooked up

    • Ghufran says:

      And whats wrong with strict laws. If UK umhad it then you wouldn’t have donkeys not wearing masks in public or acting like dirty drunk rats at night.

      You mess around then its only right you get punished by the law.
      In the west they let killers off with 5 years half the time. Sometimes childkillers even get shorter sentences if they ‘behave well’.

      In a fully sharia compliant society. You kill someone then the victim/s can seek death penalty. And lets not misconscrue saudi with Islam when they mix with culture.

      Anyhow saudi is saudi and Islam is Islam.

  • OpaSann0 says:

    Nobody is surprised 😂

  • Alter Kooper says:

    Why do Arabs always seem to be so clumsy?!

    • Alter Kooper says:

      @יהושע יהושע You didn’t answer the question!

    • Saeed says:

      How many did the US kill so far? USA deserve killing awards.

    • Alter Kooper says:

      @Saeed a lot less than the butcher Assad… that’s for sure

    • Saeed says:

      Alter Kooper not true but it’s ok. We all know how the western hypocrisy works

    • Will Walker says:

      You are poorly educated Ibn Saud founded the dog try in 1932 through a series of conquests with the 4 country’s bringing them together under 1 rule. The US had nothing to do with it. And the US in its majority could care less about your religious belifes.

  • Make Racists Afraid Again says:

    Their victim is still dead.

  • Kweli Walker says:

    Gee, that’s directly from the Donald Trump playbook of Unjust Dirty Tricks.

  • MU30 says:

    01:59, the dude in the thumbnail, hahaha

  • Danial Nikoo says:

    Ah yes, good old Saudi Arabia, never changes. Tbh im not surprised at all Saudi Family doing these kind of shits.

  • Shantanu Chatterjee says:

    😄😄😆😄😄😃😃😃😄😄😄😄😄🔥

  • Nassan Sousa says:

    😢🙏🏿

  • Tea Becker says:

    Anyone want to be my Boyfriend 😍💋 💝💖♥️❤️

  • Merv Eleazar says:

    Too much money and still has oil. Once you have either, you have the power of influence.

  • AA RC says:

    This was such a stupid think to do. This is why you don’t put a 35 year old in charge of Trillion dollar monarch.

  • naveed pasha says:

    He protecc
    He attac
    But most importantly
    He imprisons his own man

  • Khan Baachaa Khan says:

    I don’t like MBS😠😠😠😠

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  • Let there be Peace On God's Earth says:

    Good to see justice done finally SO HOW MANY YEARS DID MBS GET.?

  • Masha Scream says:

    Poor man , RIP Jamal Kashoggi 🙏

  • Truth Seeker says:

    HRH MBS can pardon anyone . Well MBS has given blood money to Jamal s family .

    • Tmrats says:

      Thats not how that works. Victims family decides if money or blood. If it is blood saudis had to give one life. Since no one probably ask that question bcuz laws are for poor people like here in the US mbs got to do whatever je wants. This is not going to be like this forever. Mbs is not gonna see it coming.

  • No Name says:

    Qatar use the same tactic in killing any opposition, but Al Jihadzeera is control by Qatar government, so they won’t talk about their own dark side. hypocrite media!

  • Evelyn Chickree says:

    Saudi Arabia are veamos cobrar. They killed and they free criminals killers.

  • Turbo Charge says:

    Present day Arab monarch are just saving their kingdom , they really fear democracy.. be it uae or Saudi ..

    • FOURTH RIGHT says:

      Islam and democracy cannot coexist.

    • Turbo Charge says:

      FOURTH RIGHT who told you that ? Look Sudan is coming out of Islamic law after 25 years ..turkey is a democratic country since last 97 years .

    • FOURTH RIGHT says:

      @Turbo Charge compare the numbers to other religions

  • jermaine petty says:

    they flew in McDonald’s for the killers…they should have chopped their heads

  • jermaine petty says:

    they have allowed the assassins to go free…the prince is a killer keeper

  • Mr Perpetual says:

    Fake trial. Nobody is going to prison.

  • Abid Dossaji says:

    This is because the support they get from USA, it’s all about money and oil

    • Teaisfantastic 1965 says:

      Is about same think like Israel is killing innocent children women and men in PALESTINIAN ,because they get support from USA

  • Monte Bank says:

    Didn’t spare the philipino poor workers who get beheaded.

  • Shakeel Khan says:

    It’s just America want to put pressure on Saudi Arabia for there interest.

    • sadrmajid says:

      😂😂😂and they will while making millions off weapons sales😇

  • Tmrats says:

    History is full of people like mbs and his family. They lose the neck eventually. My condolences to victims family.

  • David Carter says:

    What a surprise !!!

  • Prince Lenny says:

    Prince Bonesawman wins again…what a joke.

  • Anomaly says:

    Mr Khashoggi will have his revenge in the day of accounting it seems. This world is too messed up to serve justice.

    • Anton Anton says:

      For the English, killing and dismembering a corpse is considered more humane than poisoning a Noviсhok

    • Ray Ray says:

      Mr. Khashoggi and his family have a very colorful history. Before you feel sorry for him, look up his and his families connection and involvement in organized crime, spying, and secret weapons deals ( including the Iran- contra fiasco).
      Peace.

  • leather Guy says:

    We knew this would happen . No democracy in that country .

    • Fahad Aldowseri says:

      Who wants democracy when he has Islamic laws?

  • LJS Luke says:

    No condemnation from the US Lawmakers especially the Republicans. If happen in Russia or China they will quick to condemn them as evil and murderers and their justice systems are a big joke. The US and EU are quick to accuse Russia of poisoning people. Yet, when come to Saudi Arabia, they are as quiet as a mouse. The murdering of Jamal Khashoggi linked to the Saudi Royal family is proven by Turkey and even the CIA. But the US government kept very quiet. This showed as long as you have money and those US Lawmakers can benefits from them, they will keep both eyes closed. This is the US way of human rights, that is, the US has the sole right of defining who can cheat, lie, steal and kill or murder.

    • White Wolf says:

      The problem is Arab lobbyists,they pay most people in Congress and Senate to hide human rights abuses in Arab world.

  • Ebrahem 1 says:

    US is built on the blood of billions of natives and still living on the blood of people in Muslim countries.

  • John Milonas says:

    Why is this is this even News.

  • Flavius Tudor says:

    True killers. House of Arabia, not these amateurs, caught underpants…

    • Hasan Ali Qadri says:

      Not house of Arabia but house of Saud.

  • ARCSTREAMS says:

    no real justice in saudi arabia? what a shocker

  • Karma Lodro says:

    It’s been a farce since
    Al jazeera broadcast live from in front of the Saudi embassy in Istanbul as the cleaning crews with mops and buckets were coming and going. You couldn’t make this stuff up. Stranger than fiction.

  • Norman Heslington says:

    A full pardon is only a matter of time

  • Rob Babcock says:

    Saudi Arabia’s government is as corrupt as that of the USA.

  • H C says:

    What goes around comes around.Even though peoples justice has failed here; i believe every wrongdoing will meet its ending in Almighty s justice sooner or later.

  • BRAINSTORM VIDZ says:

    I wonder if Trump wasn’t in bed with the Saudi’s if this type of nonsense could go on

  • Hysminai says:

    Wow. What a kangaroo court.

  • Akhlaque Sadique says:

    سعودي برينس دنيا ك مسلمان ك لي خاطرة حي إسلام ك لي خاطرة حي |

  • Tony says:

    Bin Salman should have gotten the death penalty. The arrogance of that man is unbelievable. Saudi Arabia needs regime change more than Iran.

  • Biji Sibi says:

    No need to surprise. This dangerous country will manipulate everything. Mistry Babylon.I lived in this country more than 25 year.

  • Jonathon Furman says:

    Saudi Arabia: friends of Trump. This was the plan of the Saudi dictators all along- justice was never going to be served. Just remember this injustice when you’re in the voting booth come November.

  • quark doctor says:

    No justice no where!!

  • Unending Destination says:

    🤣🤣2:00 This One killed me

  • FOURTH RIGHT says:

    Great job mbs. The world supports u. Stay strong

  • tr rahman says:

    They just don’t want MBS to be king.

  • Spider Khan says:

    saudi arabia has become a terrorist country under dog mbs

  • john doe says:

    Yeah nah mate, western countries woudnt intervene because its not a communist country.

  • DAILY TRUTH says:

    Am waiting for this on inside story

  • Menon Krishna Prasad says:

    Mockery of judiciary .

  • abdishakur ibrahim maalim Maalim says:

    Everyone knew the outcome of this case.

  • abdishakur ibrahim maalim Maalim says:

    As we expected

  • Paul Gandesa says:

    MBS is a murderer, that’s it, open and closed!!

  • Five gold star says:

    Saudi Arabia, America ally and friends.

  • Justin Hudson says:

    Well… the majority of western countries that were appalled and horrified by the murder of Jamal Khashoggi also do not believe in the death penalty. The only problem is applying this Saudi Arabian interpretation of a death sentence to all Saudis equally (everyone is suppose to be equal under the law).

  • mert maeva ܣܧ says:

    MBS is a failure

  • Rakyat Biasa says:

    shariah law😂

  • D L says:

    Free CGTN Journalist Cheng Lei (Australian Citizen) detained in China Prison

  • Sreeraj Puthalath says:

    MBS is great . You biased Al Jazeera can’t do anything . Let truth prevails . The day he became in charge you cowards are behind MBS @ support Mohdbinsalman👍👍👍👍👍👍👍

  • Spectral lim says:

    Hahaha hahaha hahaha

  • Hakuna says:

    Yeap. This is the islamic justice that they are trying to transport all over the world.

  • Khurram JuTT says:

    MBs should be behind the bars!!!!

  • Ray Ray says:

    Mr. Khashoggi and his family have a very colorful history. Before you feel sorry for him, look up his and his families connection and involvement in organized crime, spying, and secret weapons deals ( including the Iran- contra fiasco). You play with fire, your going to get burned.

  • MEGIDIOT says:

    Death to all monarchies

  • Rich Shackleton says:

    Big shout out to all my gay friends in Saudi

  • zodiacbells * says:

    how do you go from death to 20 years, you’d think you’d stop maybe at life or a little less

  • Vern M says:

    The Rich ( Saudi Arabia) can do what ever they want, if you question them, they kill you. This is a Sad outcome

  • G G says:

    Ew. I’m Mexican American, I met some Saudi Arabian men in Dallas university. One asked me if I wanted to go to Saudi Arabia for my birthday.

    Me: NO‼️😳😳😳

  • Danny chong says:

    THE LAND HAS A KING, HIS WORD IS THE LAW
    This is what implied inview of rules that exist in Saudi. And if you want to question a civillian death under such rules mean you heading nowhere.

    You just wasting your time unless such rules already overturned by circumstances or why you will never agree, family said could overules death sentence.
    Somemore what happen to the victim in this case were directly eating into interest of people that can could killed him by opening his mouth.

    You want the truth to prevail, only have one way. Made the king utter the magic word and not keep judging the issue like you in power.
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    • Danny chong says:

      Worst thing happen before in Saudi, whereby women were rape and killed by prince yet this kind of abuse doesn’t end there or what happen to the ruler of Dubai, which died from mysterious disease at age of 32 till body cannot be viewed by public after his decision caused abandoned worker exist in Dubai.

      You presume kings around the world unaware of such circumstances or why ruler have boundaries that one cannot cross, when dealing with his people. Crossed that line mean consequences were expected.

    • Danny chong says:

      What happen to Qatar King just few years back already forgotten?
      Sure its not about Hama, Hezbollah or Brotherhood but providing base and legal document for ISIS movement around Arab region.
      Go ask your emir, what he learned in 2017.

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