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THE BRUTAL KILLING OF JAMAL KHASHOGGI AND WAR ON JOURNALISM
How bad it is for us in this 21st century to live in a world where you can’t speak for your rights or the rights of other people unless you get killed or imprisoned, what are we showing the new generations out there? Nothing but radicalization, violence, anger, and hatred. In this world today many politicians and kings have chosen to silence the masses and journalist so as to do their own will be it good or bad. What happened to free speech? What happened to freedom to live? What happened to a free press? You’ll get to know as you read on.
An honorable man from Saudi Arabia was a critic of the laws of Crowned Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, he never agreed with the prince because of his outdated laws in a modern civilization. It cost him his life on October 2nd 2018, “ONE DEATH TOO MANY”. This happened in the Istanbul Consulate where he was killed by Saudi Hit Squad, after much pressure on the country leading to his well-planned death; they provided the whole world with visible lies. They said they had the suspects in their custody but refuses to extradite them, very transparent that the Arabian Royal Family were foolishly lying of a murder which is very clear the crowned prince masterminded. In my own perspective I believe those represented as suspects of the gruesome murder were political prisoners with them, they were only selected to face trial of an offence that they know nothing about, this was the same thing that was about to happen to Matthew Hedges to show the country has become a living hell for both its citizens and foreigners.
Jamal Khashoggi will always be remembered because he stood for truth and put his life on the line to promote facts in journalism. He is not the only one suffering this degradation, similar to Khashoggi is Aljazeera’s own Mohammed Hussein who has been jailed in Egypt for two years along other journalist without a trial. Why hasn’t the UN come into this act of violation of fundamental human rights? Something has to be done to avert the dangers that are looming in this war on free press, if there is no free press how can the voice of the voiceless be heard?
In all my findings I was able to find that not only the crowned prince was a suspect of war on free press but even U.S President Donald Trump. Using this medium I am pleading to all democrats in the house to probe Trump and his inter-personal relationship with a ruthless murderer and his relationship with Russia and also his war on free press calling News Firms like CNN “Fake News”, the only thing I have seen fake so far is the way the president dismissed his own intelligence agency report saying it had no smoking gun that the crowned prince ordered the killing, and asked if anyone in the room understood Arabic, when it is very clear that the CIA has the modern equipment’s able to decode any language.
This scenario is just like a junior brother who likes his elder brother very much defends his brother when accused of stealing and expects the people he stole from to believe him by all means possible, but as a popular saying goes, “Every day for the thief and One day for the owner”.
Dan .N. Uso