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Sean Penn working on documentary about Saudi journalist’s death

Sean Penn working on documentary about Saudi journalist’s death
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ANKARA, TURKEY—A Turkish official says Sean Penn is in Turkey working on a documentary about the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

This Dec. 5, 2018 handout photo provided by Yasin Aktay shows Aktay, an adviser to Turkey s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan with U.S. actor Sean Penn, in Ankara, Turkey. Penn is in Turkey reportedly working on a documentary about the slaying of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.  (AP)

The Washington Post columnist who was critical of the Saudi crown prince was killed by Saudi agents on Oct.2 after arriving to handle routine paperwork. Aktay, who was a friend of Khashoggi’s, was the first to alert authorities that the journalist disappeared inside the consulate.
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