The Journalist Support Committee: UN Special Rapporteur Report Urges Investigation Into Murder of Jamal Khashoggi
The Journalist Support Committee in Geneva welcomes the report of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial Killings, Agnès Callamard. The report calls for an independent and impartial international investigation into the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.
The Journalist Support Committee stresses the necessity of taking all necessary legal measures to follow-up on this issue in accordance with international legal standards of fairness and transparency. The Committee strongly affirms the UN report's proposal that killings of journalists should be discussed by the UN Security Council. These steps are necessary to ensure the protection of journalists.
To read the report of the Special Rapporteur in English click on the following link: https://bit.ly/2SlJSda
Journalist Support Committee - Switzerland
19 June 2019