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A petition to rename the street in front of the Saudi Embassy in Washington, DC, to "Jamal Khashoggi Way" is quickly drawing support.
Jamal Khashoggi is the Saudi columnist who was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, October 2.
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The authors of the petition say they want to send a message that harming a member of the press will not be tolerated.
The Saudi government has changed its narrative about what happened to Khashoggi several times, but finally admitted on October 25 that his killing was premeditated.
Petition - Street - Front - Saudi - Embassy
An online petition is calling for the street in front of the Saudi Embassy in Washington, DC, to be renamed "Jamal Khashoggi Way," in honor of the murdered dissident, according to The Washington Post.
Khashoggi was the Saudi Arabian reporter who was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, last month.
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Khashoggi had been an outspoken opponent of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who has repeatedly denied playing a part in Khashoggi's killing despite having ties to the Saudi hit squad that allegedly strangled, then dismembered the writer.
The petition has collected over 1,500 signatures...
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