Jamal Khashoggi

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Greg Norman says ‘we all make mistakes’ while taking about murder of Jamal Khashoggi

Greg Norman hit an astonishing new low on Wednesday when the golfer decided to talk about criticism of the Saudi Arabian government as part of the Saudi-backed LIV golf series, of which he’s an organizing member. The league’s aim is to wrestle control of international golf from the PGA Tour, but more importantly serves as part of the country’s sportswashing campaign to use large, international events to deflect from the nation’s human rights atrocities.
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Greg Norman criticized for downplaying Saudis' killing of Jamal Khashoggi

Golf legend Greg Norman once again is drawing criticism over his defense of the Saudi Arabian government, which is pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into the LIV Golf Invitational Series, a competitor to the PGA Tour that will be begin next month with a tournament in England. Speaking in...

Greg Norman on Saudi killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi: ‘We’ve all made mistakes’

Greg Norman continues to get asked about his affiliation with Saudi Arabia, and he continues to provide lightning-rod answers. Norman, speaking to media about Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post journalist who was brutally murdered in 2018 in the Saudi Embassy in Istanbul, Turkey, said, “We’ve all made mistakes.” “Everybody has owned up to it, right? It has been spoken about, from what I’ve read, going on what you guys reported,” Norman said, according to TMZ. “Take ownership, no matter what it is. Look, we’ve all made mistakes and you just want to learn from those mistakes and how you can correct them going...
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Greg Norman on Jamal Khashoggi murder: 'We all make mistakes'

Greg Norman seemed to downplay Saudi Arabia’s human-rights atrocities Wednesday during a promotional event for his upcoming LIV Golf Invitational Series. While Norman was questioned about the PGA Tour’s recent decision to deny releases to play in next month’s inaugural LIV event outside London, he was also pressed about his startup league’s ties to Saudi Arabia and some of the crimes alleged against the country’s regime.

‘We’ve all made mistakes’: Greg Norman sparks outrage with comment about Jamal Khashoggi murder

Greg Norman claimed that “we’ve all made mistakes” as he attempted to rebuff questions over Saudi Arabia’s human rights abuses and the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Wednesday. Norman, who is fronting the Saudi-funded LIV Golf Invitational Series which begins next month at Centurion Club in St Albans, inevitably faced several questions over accusations of sportswashing at a media launch event. Asked specifically about the murder of dissident journalist Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in 2018, which a UN special rapporteur and the CIA claimed was sanctioned directly by crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, Norman said:...

Jamal Khashoggi Fast Facts

View Jamal Khashoggi Fast Facts on CNN and learn more information about the life and murder of the Saudi journalist.

Saudi crown prince raged when Biden adviser Jake Sullivan brought up the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last year

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, wearing shorts at his seaside palace, sought a relaxed tone for his first meeting with President Biden’s national-security adviser, Jake Sullivan, last September. Don’t miss: Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner scores $2 billion investment from Saudi Arabia. The 36-year-old crown prince ended up...

Jamal Khashoggi Fast Facts

Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist and a Washington Post columnist, was critical of Saudi Arabia and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s policies. He was allegedly killed and dismembered on October 2, 2018, in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul by men with close ties to the highest levels of the Saudi government and bin Salman.