"Dimensions grow in Ergenekon case

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Dimensions grow in Ergenekon case

ISTANBUL- Turkey’s top appeals court decides to merge the May 2006 Council of State attack case with the Ergenekon investigation. One expert says the move is the first truly concrete action taken, while another says the failed ’deep state’ investigation in the 1990s raises doubt about accomplishing anything"

JİTEM’s existence more than evident, says Elkatmış
Today’s Zaman, Turkey –

In an interview with the Cihan news agency, Elkatmış said it was not surprising that so many suspects in the trial against Ergenekon, a shadowy criminal

Suspect blames US policy for Ergenekon investigation
Today’s Zaman, Turkey –

The police investigation into Ergenekon, a clandestine criminal network charged with plotting to overthrow the government, and the ensuing trial,CHP links Gökçek to 

Ergenekon
Hürriyet, Turkey –

"There is an invoice for YTL 354000 in the Ergenekon case files drawn up in the name of Gökçek by a consultancy firm, the Political Economic Social Research

As Ergenekon trial enters into a new phase

In Columnists

Since the start of the trial of 85 defendants accused of involvement in the Ergenekon terror organization on charges of, amongst other things, inciting an armed public uprising to overthrow the government, nothing earthshaking has yet come out that could prove the alleged foul actions committed by those using the power of the state.

AKP gov’t isolates secularists by boosting religion in Turkey

The social structure of Turkey has changed and been changing under the Islamist-rooted Justice and Development Party (AKP) as government policies isolate secularists with increasing religious pressure on society, a recent research study showed.

Lawyer presents more evidence for Ergenekon link in Garih murder
Today’s Zaman, Turkey –

Kasadolu has also contacted prosecutor Nihat Taşkın, one of the three prosecutors overseeing the case into Ergenekon. “I think Ergenekon might be related to

Dimensions grow in Ergenekon case
Hürriyet, Turkey –

ISTANBUL- Turkey’s top appeals court decides to merge the May 2006 Council of State attack case with the Ergenekon investigation. One expert says the move

TURKEY: Ataturk’s grave, head scarves and the call to prayer | Babylon & Beyond | Los Angeles Times

By Grassroots

"TURKEY: Ataturk’s grave, head scarves and the call to prayer

Walking along Mostafa Kemal Ataturk’s mausoleum is like visiting a reproduction of an ancient temple. Though it is a burial site in a country with an absolute Muslim majority, no trace or engraving of Islam can be found. On the contrary, the creators of this spacious grave seemed to have no interest in recognizing religion, choosing instead symbols belonging to the Hittite civilization that flourished before Islam reached Anatolia."

Number One Suspect Of The Ergenekon Conspiracy Denies Unsolved Murders – BİA


Today’s Zaman

Number One Suspect Of The Ergenekon Conspiracy Denies Unsolved Murders
BİA, Turkey –

Retired General Veli Küçük, number one suspect in the Ergenekon case, claims there were no unsolved murders at the place to which he was assigned while he

[ERGENEKON TRIAL] Küçük denies accusations despite clear-cut evidence
Today’s Zaman, Turkey –

A retired general considered one of the most important suspects in the trial of Ergenekon, a clandestine network with links to behind-the-scenes

Weapons seized in Trabzon maybe linked to Turkey’s Ergenekon
Hürriyet, Turkey –

The discovery of hand grenades resembling those associated with Turkey’s controversial Ergenekon case during police raids in the Black Sea city of Trabzon
Fener Patriarchate is ‘Trojan horse,’ Erenerol claims
Today’s Zaman, Turkey –

The spokesperson for a group calling itself the Turkish Orthodox Patriarchate testified yesterday in the trial against Ergenekon, a clandestine criminal

Did the red book change?

In Columnists

There are important historical developments with respect to the Ergenekon case.

Council of State bombing moves to Silivri

By STAR ŞAMIL TAYYAR on Turkish Press Review

The Ninth Chamber of the Supreme Court of Appeals voted unanimously against the ruling of the Ankara 11th High Criminal Court and demanded that links between the Council of State shooting and Ergenekon be investigated.

Erdoğan and the AK Party

By RADİKAL, AVNI ÖZGÜREL on Turkish Press Review

Late President Turgut Özal used to allocate at least half of his days to listening to dreams and projects. He was a politician who fed on the ideas and projects he listened to.

New polls, old AKP faces

ANKARA – Three and a half months away from the next local elections, the ruling Justice and Development Party, or AKP, has decided to go with five mayors of large cities, while the main opposition Republican People’s Party, or CHP, rejected any prospects for election alliance with its offshoot the Democratic Left Party, or DSP.

Duel season in politics

By BUGÜN ADEM YAVUZ ARSLAN on Turkish Press Review

Rivals facing off for a duel are not common in our country. After all, we are counted as an Eastern society, and in our culture, hiding and laying an ambush is preferred.

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