But neither the journalist’s body nor remains have been recovered, and the murder case remains unsolved.
Turkey is not satisfied by Saudi Arabia’s investigation and wants a full international inquiry.
An independent investigation, led by the UN’s special rapporteur on extrajudicial executions, is under way.
Agnes Callamard and her team are in Turkey on a week-long mission. She also wants to visit Saudi Arabia.
But will this independent international inquiry make a difference?
Can Saudi Arabia be held to account?
Presenter: Richelle Carey
Sultan Barakat – Director for conflict and humanitarian studies at the Doha Institute
Carl Buckley – Barrister at Guernica 37 International Justice Chambers