Washington Post Journalist Recounts Harrowing Captivity Before Judge

For 18 months, journalist
Jason Rezaian wasted away in captivity. He lost 40 pounds in as many days in an Iranian
solitary confinement cell, suffered from pulmonary illnesses, developed
infections too personal to describe in a public court, and contemplated
suicide. His mother and brother–Mary and Ali Rezaian–described him as “the
life of the party” before his capture, but Rezaian said he’s now an anxious man,
still recovering from lingering trauma three years later.

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Turkish President: Saudis Plotted Writer’s Killing for Days

Saudi officials murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi in their Istanbul consulate after plotting his death for days, Turkey’s president said Tuesday, contradicting Saudi Arabia’s explanation that the writer was accidentally killed. He demanded that the kingdom reveal the identities of all involved, regardless of rank.

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In Khashoggi Case: Saudi Calls, ‘Body Double’ After Killing

A man appearing to wear Jamal Khashoggi’s clothes left the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul following his killing there, according to a surveillance video, while a member of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s entourage made four calls to the royal’s office around the same time, reports said Monday.

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