In 1st reaction after an report claimed that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman haked his phone, Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos on Thursday tweeted a photo of slain Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s memorial service.
In a cryptic tweet, Jeff Bezos just wrote #Jamal with a photo from Jamal Khashoggi’s memorial a year ago.
On Wednesday, The Guardian published a report in which it said Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman hacked the phone of Jeff Bezos with an encrypted message on May 1, 2018. This was five months before the planned murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, who was ambushed and killed inside a Saudi consulate in Turkey in October 2018.
— Jeff Bezos (@JeffBezos) January 22, 2020
Saudi Crown Prince was directly accused of being involved in the conspiracy and murder of Jamal Khashoggi, who was critical in his reporting on Saudi Arabia.
Jeff Bezos has not made a public statement on the claims made by The Guardian while Saudi Arabia has denied the charges.
Meanwhile, UN experts have demanded an immediate investigation by US and other authorities into allegations that the Saudi Crown Prince was involved in the hacking of Jeff Bezos’s phone.