Jamaal Khashoggi, an activist and op-ed writer for the Washington Post, was murdered by professionals while in a Saudi Arabian embassy in Turkey. Information on this:
Khashoggi’s body was ‘dissolved’, says Erdogan adviser
Jamal Koshoggi’s Connection to Muslim Brotherhood cited
A very biased article that proves he was part of Muslim Brotherhood but doesn’t want people to bring it up.
“Yes, Jamal Khashoggi had many friends among the Muslim Brotherhood and, as his colleague David Ignatius reported days after his disappearance, had joined the movement himself as a young man…” The article continues to attempt to smear anyone pointing out his factual connection to terrorist supporters and other right wing Muslim groups as being right-wingers themselves… because…. um…. Brookings logic!So I did a google search for up till before Jamal’s murder and instantly found a recent article of his praising the Mulsim Brotherhood and lamenting their loss of supreme authority in Egypt.
“The U.S. is wrong about the Muslim Brotherhood — and the Arab world is suffering for it”
This is an Op-ed piece in support of Muslim Brotherhood, a right wing, anti-Christian, anti-women’s rights and anti-Israel organization in Egypt.
Since the coup by Al-Sisi, MB has pretended to be the underdog again, but we have to ignore their majority backed violence and hate to let them get away with that.
For some background on what he was defending:
The US and UK supported the right-wing mob, the Muslim Brotherhood to organize riots and mob rule in 2011 in Egypt to oust Hosni Mubarak. Despite their burning of Churches and raping of women, the US sided with the Muslim Brotherhood and defended them durring the “democratic” process. Mohammed Morsi, the MB’s presidential candidate was later overthrown after attempting to become a Supreme Leader* akin to the Ayatollah in Iran. Of course a right winger declaring himself a supreme leader is as illiberal as it gets, but that’s not how the left in the US were sold the situation by people like Khashoggi.
MB’s overt treatment of Women:
“CBS Reporter Recounts a ‘Merciless’ Assault”
“Caroline Sinz: French journalist sexually assaulted in Tahrir Square (VIDEO)”
“Journalists reveal harrowing sexual assaults in Egypt”
No #metoo movement for those women! They were assault by “the good guys” the Muslim brotherhood organized mob, so it was A-Okay!
MB’s treatment of Christians:
https://www.catholiceducation.org/en/controversy/persecution/the-persecution-of-egypts-coptic-christians-continues.html“Muslim Brotherhood sued internationally over burning 42 churches”
Obama’s support for MB:
https://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/04/world/middleeast/us-reverses-policy-in-reaching-out-to-muslim-brotherhood.htmlContrast this Daily Beast piece with the Kashoggi article:
“Egyptian Protests Mirror 1979 Revolution in Iran”
The “Democracy” that Kashoggi lament being overthrown:
“With parts of his capital ablaze, Mubarak said he was asking his government to resign and would soon announce a new one, pledging to address the concerns of thousand of Egyptians protesting in Cairo’s streets.” – CNN “Obama: I told Mubarak he must deliver on his promises” (http://www.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/africa/01/28/egypt.protests.u.s..response/index.html)
Citing Deadlock, Egypt’s Leader Seizes New Power and Plans Mubarak Retrial https://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/23/world/middleeast/egypts-president-morsi-gives-himself-new-powers.html
Why he is a Martyr (rant against media fearmongering)
“How the Yemen conflict became a devastating humanitarian crisis”