Jamal Khashoggi’s Case: What Is Missing?

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Several analysts are raising a number of questions about the Jamal Khashoggi case irrespective of the results of the final investigation. One of the most vital questions being raised is about Turkey and its approach to human rights and freedom of speech.

Turkey has declared that it is not going to let the Khashoggi affair be covered up. This is to be expected since Turkey is desperately trying to move the attention away from the massive backlash from the US over the unlawful imprisonment of an American pastor. The pastor has only been released recently.
In Turkey, the media is completely controlled by the government and they are slowly leaking their facts about the Khashoggi incident. However, it is important to note that the media is mostly citing anonymous sources and are basing their so-called facts on unseen evidence. The obvious irony in this situation is appalling.
In recent years, it has been noticed that moiré than 100 dissidents have been snatched by Turkish authorities from over 18 countries. Human Rights groups have often ranked Turkey as the most prolific when it comes to arresting and jailing journalists and other members of the media. Turkey already has plenty of journalists in captivity.
If the West begins to accept this kind of conduct from Turkey, it becomes a measure of acceptable behavior in other areas of the world. As a result, the West will end up forfeiting their moral standing for judging how other countries act.
There are diffing claims of what apparently happened in the Saudi Arabian consulate, all of which have been reported widely. However, few have actually bothered to honestly investigate 3 vital factors. One of them is who Khashoggi actually was and the second is the hypocrisy of those blaming others. The third and final factor is the dangerous fallout if the partnership between the US and Saudi Arabia begins to fail.

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