Biden administration says Mohammed bin Salman should be granted sovereign immunity in Khashoggi civil case

Court filing says Saudi crown prince’s promotion to the role of prime minister meant that he was ‘the sitting head of government and, accordingly, immune’

The Biden administration has told a US court that Mohammed bin Salman should be granted sovereign immunity in a civil case involving the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, effectively ending a last ditch attempt to hold the Saudi crown prince legally accountable for the 2018 killing.

In a filing released on late on Thursday night, the Biden administration said the crown prince’s recent promotion to the role of prime minister meant that he was “the sitting head of government and, accordingly, immune” from the lawsuit.

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@Wintersparv

Integrity is cheap. #MohammedBinSalman #JamalKhashoggi #Biden https://t.co/Tyrt3kzX6z

Posted on: 2022-11-27 12:09

@lemon2sang

RT @Reuters: The Biden administration ruled that Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has immunity from a lawsuit over the murder…

Posted on: 2022-11-27 05:38

@ncman424

RT @Matthew77030485: Protecting this guy? @POTUS worst president ever. That's like Roosevelt giving immunity to Adolf. @benshapiro https:/…

Posted on: 2022-11-25 14:06

@sagilet

RT @Reuters: Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was granted immunity from a lawsuit over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi by the B…

Posted on: 2022-11-25 11:55

@NtesoMareka

RT @Reuters: Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was granted immunity from a lawsuit over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi by the B…

Posted on: 2022-11-25 10:46

@alexisbicat

@JoeBiden part of enshrining the sanctity of democracy worldwide would be to codify the recognition of 'the legally… https://t.co/WryDHE37pm

Posted on: 2022-11-25 07:24

@derekjuhl

@SecBlinken Biden administration says Mohammed bin Salman should be granted sovereign immunity in Khashoggi civil c… https://t.co/0Jv56paIra

Posted on: 2022-11-25 07:11

@ActuallyMJL

RT @AnkaraVoice: The Biden administration has failed all of us who fought for justice for Jamal Khashoggi. To shield the Saudi Arabian Crow…

Posted on: 2022-11-24 17:29

@Owiraowira

RT @AnkaraVoice: The Biden administration has failed all of us who fought for justice for Jamal Khashoggi. To shield the Saudi Arabian Crow…

Posted on: 2022-11-24 16:35

@PrestoVivace

RT @AnkaraVoice: The Biden administration has failed all of us who fought for justice for Jamal Khashoggi. To shield the Saudi Arabian Crow…

Posted on: 2022-11-24 15:43

@mgcandelori

RT @AnkaraVoice: The Biden administration has failed all of us who fought for justice for Jamal Khashoggi. To shield the Saudi Arabian Crow…

Posted on: 2022-11-24 15:01

@genxjamerican

RT @AnkaraVoice: The Biden administration has failed all of us who fought for justice for Jamal Khashoggi. To shield the Saudi Arabian Crow…

Posted on: 2022-11-24 14:21

@CrynJohannsen

RT @AnkaraVoice: The Biden administration has failed all of us who fought for justice for Jamal Khashoggi. To shield the Saudi Arabian Crow…

Posted on: 2022-11-24 13:26

@lamsmykenya

RT @AnkaraVoice: The Biden administration has failed all of us who fought for justice for Jamal Khashoggi. To shield the Saudi Arabian Crow…

Posted on: 2022-11-24 13:00

@Lightrider

RT @AnkaraVoice: The Biden administration has failed all of us who fought for justice for Jamal Khashoggi. To shield the Saudi Arabian Crow…

Posted on: 2022-11-24 12:46

@jmudira

RT @AnkaraVoice: The Biden administration has failed all of us who fought for justice for Jamal Khashoggi. To shield the Saudi Arabian Crow…

Posted on: 2022-11-24 12:39

@ClNDERELABAlANA

RT @AnkaraVoice: The Biden administration has failed all of us who fought for justice for Jamal Khashoggi. To shield the Saudi Arabian Crow…

Posted on: 2022-11-24 12:30

@HabBradley

RT @AnkaraVoice: The Biden administration has failed all of us who fought for justice for Jamal Khashoggi. To shield the Saudi Arabian Crow…

Posted on: 2022-11-24 12:30

@heidiboesdal

RT @AnkaraVoice: The Biden administration has failed all of us who fought for justice for Jamal Khashoggi. To shield the Saudi Arabian Crow…

Posted on: 2022-11-24 12:27

@Drnjuguna

RT @AnkaraVoice: The Biden administration has failed all of us who fought for justice for Jamal Khashoggi. To shield the Saudi Arabian Crow…

Posted on: 2022-11-24 12:25

@OjiamboMoris

RT @AnkaraVoice: The Biden administration has failed all of us who fought for justice for Jamal Khashoggi. To shield the Saudi Arabian Crow…

Posted on: 2022-11-24 12:25

@gathara

RT @AnkaraVoice: The Biden administration has failed all of us who fought for justice for Jamal Khashoggi. To shield the Saudi Arabian Crow…

Posted on: 2022-11-24 12:22

@AnkaraVoice

The Biden administration has failed all of us who fought for justice for Jamal Khashoggi. To shield the Saudi Arabi… https://t.co/Gp1aekgAlY

Posted on: 2022-11-24 11:10

@AnkaraVoice

The Biden administration has failed all of us who fought for justice for Jamal Khashoggi. To shield the Saudi Arabi… https://t.co/zWVi6JvgiS

Posted on: 2022-11-24 10:57

@32_ireland

RT @yanisvaroufakis: Mr Biden is doing his utmost to be remembered as a handmaiden to this chainsaw-wielding murderer - who repays him with…

Posted on: 2022-11-24 00:11

@MdIqbal31532157

RT @Reuters: The Biden administration ruled that Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has immunity from a lawsuit over the murder…

Posted on: 2022-11-23 22:14

@MdIqbal31532157

RT @Reuters: Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was granted immunity from a lawsuit over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi by the B…

Posted on: 2022-11-23 22:06

@odilie_i

RT @KenRoth: The Biden administration accepts the Saudi crown prince's transparent ploy to avoid civil liability for the murder of Jamal Kh…

Posted on: 2022-11-23 16:47

@RaucousRooster

Key to rehabbing US/Saudi relations was Joe Biden giving MBS a heads-up, and MBS giving Biden in return some domest… https://t.co/MFyNOelwI2

Posted on: 2022-11-23 16:15

@burlycain

Qualified Immunity and Sovereign Immunity should be ended. #NMPOL #NMLEG https://t.co/QMl6BjPBXB

Posted on: 2022-11-23 04:51

@AnnaMoras

RT @Reuters: Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was granted immunity from a lawsuit over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi by the B…

Posted on: 2022-11-22 22:40

@christoferguson

The Biden administration says Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s high office should shield him from a lawsuit… https://t.co/T0Lx9USRy1

Posted on: 2022-11-22 15:32

@Woodygems

RT @tophlammiepie: Tell me what first attracted you to granting the head of oil rich Saudi Arabia immunity from prosecution https://t.co/GK…

Posted on: 2022-11-22 14:49

@terasbeti

RT @Reuters: The Biden administration ruled that Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has immunity from a lawsuit over the murder…

Posted on: 2022-11-22 13:56