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Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a critic of Saudi government, was murdered in his Country's consulate in Turkey. While up till now, the details of his death are still unclear, western government have been collectively acting dismissively. The US president Donald Trump's latest comments are "We may never know all of the facts surrounding the murder...In any case, our relationship is with the kingdom of Saudi Arabia." Western government's withdrawal attitude on the matter and defense of Saudi Crown Prince links to the economic relationship with the country, whose powerful weapon is oil. In the light of huge economic gain and political turbulence, are human rights still valued universally in western civilization?

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