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UN human rights expert to visit Turkey over Jamal Khashoggi murder

ISTANBUL: The United Nations is dispatching a human rights skilled to Turkey over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

The UN, in a statement Friday, said Agnes Callamard will head an international inquiry, beginning with a week-long talk over with to Turkey on Monday.

The Washington Post columnist, who wrote significantly concerning the Saudi crown prince, used to be killed within the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on October 2.

The skilled on extrajudicial, abstract or arbitrary killings is to guage the circumstances surrounding Khashoggi's homicide "from a human rights perspective." Turkish officers have called for an international investigation and feature complained of a loss of cooperation by means of Riyadh.

Saudi Arabia has indicted 11 people, together with some from the prince's entourage, over the killing and is seeking the demise penalty in opposition to five of them.

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