In Istanbul, Turkish journalists accused of supporting terrorism have gone on trial. Are they targets of Turkey's crackdown on press freedom? DW spoke with Arne Lietz (MEP, Social Democrats) who was in the courtroom today.
Dundar believes that the Turkish president is looking for revenge on his critics. In an interview with DW in Berlin, the former editor of Cumhuriyet said there was almost no opposition voice left in the Turkish media.
Turkey wants Saudi Arabia to prove that journalist Jamal Khashoggi left the Saudi consulate alive, as has been claimed. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called for a thorough and open probe into the matter.
Turkey has asked Riyadh to prove that journalist Jamal Khashoggi left its Istanbul consulate alive before going missing. Officials fear the columnist for The Washington Post was killed at the premises.
Jamal Khashoggi, a critic of Saudi Arabia's policies, has gone missing while on a visit to the Saudi Consulate in Turkey. Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Turkey was summoned to the Foreign Ministry, state media reported.
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