PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Khashoggi trial in absentia begins in Istanbul

Clip: 07/03/2020 | 4m 50s Video has closed captioning.

In our news wrap Friday, a trial is underway in Istanbul for 20 Saudis charged in the October 2018 slaying of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. None of the accused were in court, as Saudi Arabia rejected demands for their extradition. Also, Ethiopia’s prime minister called out protesters for refusing to end a week of violent unrest following the shooting death of singer Hachalu Hundessa.

Aired: 07/03/20

Rating: NR

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