Thanks to Saudi-Turkish political tensions, we can get leaks about the murdered journalist, Khashoggi….

In Uncategorized on October 11, 2018 at 01:42

Many of Turkey’s newspapers lead with what are thought to be the last picture of Mr Khashoggi in Istanbul, taken from security camera footage.
Security camera footage purports to throw light on the Saudi journalist’s disappearance.
State-directed kidnappings, abductions and killings are on the rise – having a quiet word with the perpetrators will not suffice

Missing Saudi journalist: What we know

The Saudi journalist was last seen entering the country’s consulate in Istanbul on 2 October.

Turkey Names Saudi Operatives It Says Killed Dissident Journalist

Turkish officials have accused 15 Saudis, including a forensics expert, of killing Jamal Khashoggi inside the consulate in Istanbul and dismembering his body.

A Journalist’s Disappearance: Where Jamal Khashoggi Was Last Seen

Turkish investigators are looking into the case of Mr. Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist who entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2 and vanished.

The Guardian view on the killing of journalists: the truth in peril | Editorial

The murders of reporters in the EU and fears for a Saudi columnist highlight the growing threat to those in the media

Twenty-one years ago, the rising toll of attacks on journalists – and the fact that almost all of the crimes went unpunished – led Unesco to pass a resolution condemning violence against the media. It stressed that assassinations not only cut short individual lives, but attack freedom of expression, exacting a broader toll on society. Today, those concerns are more serious and widespread than ever. Nine in 10 of the more than 1,000 killingscondemned by Unesco between 2006 and 2017 remain unsolved. Almost all were local journalists rather than foreign correspondents. Some were killed by criminals, armed groups and terrorists; but others by or on behalf of politicians or parts of the state.


Khashoggi case: CCTV disappears from Saudi consulate in Turkey

Security footage removed and Turkish staff told to go home on day missing journalist visits

Security camera footage was removed from the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and Turkish staff were abruptly told to take a holiday on the day the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared while inside the building, Turkish authorities have claimed.


Vía Erkan’s Field Diary


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