This statement was originally published on cpj.org on 25 March 2020.
The Istanbul Chief Prosecutor Office is seeking aggravated life sentences for 18 men for murder charges, charged two others with “incitement to first degree murder,” and issued Interpol notices for their arrests, according to news reports.
Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist, was killed and dismembered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in October 2018. A report released by the CIA found that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the journalist’s murder, according to The Washington Post.
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Source: MEDIA FEED