The 9/11 events are still an open wound for the American nation even after 16 years. Therefore, the country is still trying to avenge the victims of the kamikaze attacks. As a consequence, there are 25 open lawsuits concerning this tragedy against Saudi Arabia. However, the kingdom asked a U.S. judge to void all these charges on grounds of insufficient evidence to link it directly to the authors of the tragedy.
There Are 25 Open Lawsuits Against Saudi Arabia Due to Its Reportedly Support for al-Qaeda Attackers
The plaintiffs in all 25 ongoing lawsuits are either survivors of the 9/11 attacks or family members of those who lost their lives then. All of them want to see Saudi Arabia paying for its reportedly support of the terrorists. However, an official document revealed that lawyers working on behalf of the kingdom asked U.S. court to void these allegations.
Saudi Arabia’s legal representatives claimed that the plaintiffs lack consistent proof that connects the nation to al-Qaeda-affiliated attackers. Around 3,000 people died following the plane crashes into New York’s World Trade Center, Pennsylvania field, and the Pentagon.
However, a lawyer representing the victims of the 9/11 attacks, James Kreindler, has a different view. He claimed that plaintiffs possess numerous proofs of what numerous Saudi persons did to make this terror event happen.
Saudi Arabia Has Several Exhibits to Attest the Insufficient Evidence Against Them
On the other hand, the Golf kingdom is armed with its own exhibits. One of them is an official description from CIA created in 2005. The paper clearly states that there is no evidence to attest Saudi Arabia’s involvement with the attacks.
Those directly impacted by the events were not able to sue the kingdom and find justice as they couldn’t file lawsuits against foreign governments. However, the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act appeared in 2015. This text made the Golf kingdom vulnerable to legal actions for any act of violence committed on U.S. soil.
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