National Press Club

National Press Club to hold moment of silence for Jamal Khashoggi Monday

October 20, 2018 | By William McCarren | wmccarren@press.org

The National Press Club will hold a moment of silence for Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi on Monday, Oct. 22, at about 1:15 p.m. Club members, staff and journalists will participate.

People should gather near the main staircase in the lobby at 1 p.m. to organize and to hear some brief remarks.

At about 1:15 p.m. on Oct. 2, Mr. Khashoggi was last seen alive walking into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, where he was killed moments later by representatives of the Saudi government.

The Club is located at 529 14th Street N.W. on the 13th floor.

The National Press Club, founded in 1908, is the World’s Leading Professional Organization for Journalists and has 3,100 members. Through the activities and programs of the National Press Club Journalism Institute, a 501c-3, the Club fights for a free press worldwide.

Contact: Bill McCarren, 202-662-7534 or wmccarren@press.org