Uğur Mumcu commemorated

Posted by on January 25th, 2011
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Turkey doesn’t lack fallen journalists. Murderers of  Uğur Mumcu still not found…and more pieces below for Hrant Dink and other human rights related issues…

Family members, journalists and members of Turkey's ...

Family members, journalists and members of Turkey’s pro-secular groups hold carnations and posters of Turkey’s founder Kemal Ataturk, on the memorial of Ugur Mumcu, Turkey’s best known investigative journalist who was killed in 1993, as thousands of people gathered to remember him in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Jan. 24, 2011. Mumcu, a journalist working for pro-secular Cumhuriyet newspaper, was investigating suspected links between the drug underworld, right-wing and Kurdish terrorists and the state when he was killed. The banner reads: ‘Independent Turkey.’ ? Read more » (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

Kemal Kilicdaroglu, Deniz Baykal

Family members, Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party, CHP, leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu, right, and former CHP leader Deniz Baykal, left, hold carnations on the memorial of Ugur Mumcu, Turkey’s best known investigative journalist who was killed in 1993, as thousands of people gathered to remember him in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Jan. 24, 2011. Mumcu, a journalist working for pro-secular Cumhuriyet newspaper, was investigating suspected links between the drug underworld, right-wing and Kurdish terrorists and the state when he was killed.? Read more » (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)


More photos from the Uğur Mumcu commemoration here.

Hrant Dink Cinayeti Dördüncü Yıl Raporu

by Lewox

Av. Fethiye Çetin

Hrant Dink cinayetine zemin hazırlayan süreç, bu süreçte rol alan kişi ve kurumlar ile cinayetin gerçek faillerini ve cinayetin nedenini önceki raporlarımızda tartışmış, konuya ilişkin sorular sormuş ve olası yanıtları vermiştik. Bugün artık, yargılamada gelinen aşama, dava dosyaları içeriği, bu dosyalardan elde edilen deliller, dava dışı soruşturma ve araştırmalar ile AİHM kararı ışığında yanıtlarımız, esas hakkındaki görüşümüzün de temelini oluşturuyor.

Azerbaijan: Bloggers remember Hrant Dink four years on

from Global Voices Online by Aygun Janmammadova

Written by Aygun Janmammadova

Wednesday 19 January 2011 marked the fourth anniversary of the murder in Istanbul of Hrant Dink, the renowned Turkish-Armenian journalist, editor of the Turkish-Armenian Agos newspaper, and human rights activist who consistently advocated for reconciliation and friendship between nations, and especially estranged neighbors Armenia and Turkey. This year, however, and quite unexpectedly, the anniversary was also marked by many bloggers from Azerbaijan.

Remembering Hrant Dink

Hrant Dink memorial in Istanbul a show of diversity, unity

extracts | Hrant Dink’s final article

from Mavi Boncuk by M.A.M


The following are extracts from the final article by Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink, published in his newspaper Agos on 19 January, the day he was shot dead in Istanbul.

Mavi Boncuk |

Extracts from Hrant Dink’s final article

“At first when an investigation was launched against me for insulting Turkishness I did not feel troubled. This was not the first time…

There?s this Armenian

by İHSAN YILMAZ
This is the title of journalist Adem Yavus Arslan?s recent book on Armenian journalist Hrant Dink?s assassination. The full title is ?Bi Ermeni Var: Hrant Dink Operasyonu?nun Şifreleri? (There?s This Armenian: The Codes of the Dink Operation).

Father and Lawyer of Conscientious Objector Sued

from Bianet :: English
Five people stand trial in Eskişehir on charges of “alienating the public from military service” on the grounds of their support for conscientious objector Enver Aydemir. Aydemir’s father and his lawyer are among the defendants.

Council of State?s fight against human rights

by Gültekin Avcı
The Council of State ruled that an earlier decision by the ÖSYM to allow students to wear headscarves during the ALES is invalid and cannot be enforced.

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