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Khashoggi fiancee grieves slain journalist, demands justice in new book

Turkish researcher Hatice Cengiz has released a memoir of her relationship with the murdered Saudi journalist and says she hopes it will keep up public pressure to punish those responsible for his death.

Hatice Cengiz, fiancee of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, is seen during an interview with Reuters in London, UK, Oct. 29, 2018.REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

ISTANBUL — The fiancée of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi remains hopeful investigations into his murder will bring his killers to justice. But Hatice Cengiz will have to keep waiting after the US administration refused to issue its findings last week on his death at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.

Cengiz, a 37-year-old Turkish doctoral student, was one of the last people to see Khashoggi alive on Oct. 2, 2018, when he entered the,” which is based on her contemporaneous diary and interviews she gave two Turkish journalists.

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