The journalist planned to create a youth online movement against the Saudi authorities.
Activist Omar Abdulaziz gave CNN his correspondence with Saudi journalist Jamal Hashukji, in which he criticized Saudi Arabia and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salaman. The channel also got access to photos, videos and audio recordings from the correspondence.
[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]Arrests are unfounded, and do not go to his hand (as the logic says). But tyranny has no logic, but he loves power and oppression, and he needs to show it. He is like a beast, [character] Pakman – the more victims he eats, the more he wants. I would not be surprised if the pressure affects those who welcome him, and then the rest. Only God knows.[/perfectpullquote]
The channel also noted that from the correspondence it follows that from talking Khashukji decided to “get to the point” and create a youth online movement against the Saudi authorities.
[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””][Jamal] I was sure that MBS (Mohammed bin Salman – ) – problem, and this child has to stop.[/perfectpullquote]
In August, Hashkaji suspected that his correspondence was intercepted by the Saudi authorities. Two months later he was killed.
Abdulaziz told CNN that he filed a lawsuit against an Israeli company that, in his opinion, had created software for hacking his phone.
[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]Hacking my phone played a leading role in what happened to Jamal. I’m sorry. Guilt is killing me.[/perfectpullquote]
On October 20, Saudi Arabia recognized that Saudi journalist and columnist for The Washington Post Jamal Hashukji was killed during a fight in the consulate general on October 2 On the day of the murder, he came to the diplomatic representation for divorce documents, after which he disappeared.
On November 17, The Washington Post reported that the CIA recognized the Saudi prince as the organizer of the assassination of journalist Hashukji.