“Saudi Arabia’s initial explanations for Khashoggi’s death have met with international skepticism that centers on Crown Prince Mohammed, who has shown a drive to silence dissent as he consolidates power. The uproar over the killing has also triggered suspicions that a scapegoat might be blamed, to protect the autocratic ruling family.” Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor has indicted 11 suspects accused of involvement in the killing of Jamal Khashoggi. Five of those people face the death penalty, and according to the prosecutor, they’ve all confessed.