Adam Klasfeld+ Your Authors @KlasfeldReports Reporter, @CourthouseNews: NYC+Int’l. RTs=What's it to ya? adam[at]adamklasfeld[dot]com PGP Fingerprint: F427 EE3B 6F05 E5D5 785B 775B 2C74 683C 219D 91DC Mar. 26, 2020 1 min read + Your Authors

NEW: A federal judge REJECTED a request by Saudi Arabia to strike intimidation allegations by witnesses for the 9/11 families.

The Kingdom also cannot ID the witnesses making the claims.

Background from 3/4 via @CourthouseNews:  https://www.courthousenews.com/9-11-families-detail-meeting-with-slain-reporter-khashoggi/ 

ICYMI:

The 9/11 families recently revealed that their investigator, a former FBI agent, met with journalist Jamal Khashoggi a little less than a year before his murder in a Saudi consulate.

That detail came up in docs alleging witness intimidation.  https://www.courthousenews.com/9-11-families-detail-meeting-with-slain-reporter-khashoggi/ 

At a hearing earlier this month, Saudi Arabia asked USDJ Sarah Netburn to strike the allegations from the record--or ID the witnesses making them.

Netburn ordered the families to provide more info privately before deciding.

They did. She ruled in their favor.

Netburn now ordered the counsel for the 9/11 families to provide information on any of their efforts to report the alleged witness intimidation to the Department of Justice.


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