Sean Penn would he want to unravel the mystery that surrounds the murder of the journalist saudi Jamal Khashoggi? Currently in Istanbul, he is preparing a documentary on this thorny case. According to the news agency, state-owned Turkish Anadolu, the actor with two Oscars went to the consulate of saudi Arabia in the Turkish metropolis, where his team has shot the images.
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In a video published by the Turkish media, Sean Penn appears dressed in black from head to foot, in the process of addressing a cameraman in front of a barrier of the Turkish police preventing access to the consulate. It is in this diplomatic representation that Jamal Khashoggi, editor of saudi arabia who resided in the United States and wrote in particular for the Washington Post , was killed on 2 October.
Wave of indignation world
The murder has sparked a wave of outrage worldwide and greatly tarnished the image of saudi Arabia, whose crown prince Mohammed bin Salman denies, in spite of many accusations, any involvement. The us president’s public support of the saudi prince, but of influential republican senators have accused Tuesday of having “directed” the operation that took the lives of Jamal Khashoggi.
Sean Penn, 58 years old, committed player, is known for his stance on the political or social debates in the United States, but also for his initiatives, sometimes controversial, in other countries. Thus, it has attracted many critics, after having done in 2015, with actress Kate del Castillo, an interview of the suspect drug-dealer-mexican Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman while on the run.
Sean Penn won the best actor Oscar twice: in 2004 for his role in Mystic River and in 2009 for his performance in Harvey Milk , the first councilman to openly gay San Francisco. An activist of the homosexual cause, murdered in the 70’s.