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Commemoration ceremonies for slain journalist Hrant Dink

ISTANBUL – Slain Turkish- Armenian journalist Hrant Dink will be commemorated on the second anniversary of his murder.


‘Dink murder a vicious attack on freedom of expression’


Sir Geoffrey Bindman, a British legal expert on human rights issues, has said the murderers of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink, who was assassinated two years ago today by a young man influenced by neo-nationalism, took aim at his vision of a Turkey that allowed free speech.


Today’s Milliyet accuses security personnel and points out 10 points of neglect…

The water finds its crack: an Armenian in Turkey, Hrant Dink

The interest of foreign journalists, politicians and intellectuals in Turkey is more intense than ever. Their opening inquiries are clear and strong: “Where is Turkey going? Will nationalism increase? If it does, to what kind of a regime can Turkey slide?”

Then comes a special question, the one that people like me – a Turkish citizen and an Armenian – can always expect: “Are you minorities afraid of the way things are going?”


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  1. harry kirakosian (arizona usa)

    still my hero

    January 19th, 2009 at 20:57 (Reply)

  2. Claudia, from Canada.

    A hero long before he was murdered…

    January 19th, 2009 at 22:21 (Reply)

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