The motto of this year’s Istanbul Biennial is ‘A good neighbor’. But what do you do when your neighbors turn away, and your government grows increasingly autocratic? Some have cricized the event for being too apolitical.
Mesale Tolu, a journalist detained for months in Turkey for alleged terror links, is returning to Istanbul to appear in court, she says. Her husband, also a journalist, is still in Turkey under a travel ban.
A joint Turkish-Saudi team of inspectors searched the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, where Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi went missing nearly two weeks ago. Investigators spent more than eight hours inside the premises.
Prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared after visiting the Saudi consulate in Istanbul four days ago. Riyadh has denied he's being held, and has said Turkish officials are welcome to search the building.
A Saudi Arabian team has arrived in Turkey as calls grow for clarity on the fate of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Turkey has accused Saudi Arabia of having the dissident writer killed.
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