Khashoggi’s Family Forgives Killers, Paving Way for Official Pardon

A son of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi reported his loved ones had forgiven his father’s killers, sparing them execution in a circumstance that ostracized Saudi Arabia’s crown prince from the West and imperiled his economic agenda.

The pardon, which under Saudi Arabia’s method of Islamic regulation can launch a convicted killer from the dying penalty, is a blow to individuals looking for to maintain Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to account for a murder he has been accused of buying. The choice will buoy the Saudi federal government and its supporters…

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