Meet Sevil Atasoy: "An Agent Professor" according to some…

Sevil Atasoy

Sevil Atasoy

Ergenekon trial yet uncovers another dirty relationship in “Turkish deep state.”  Ergun Babahan named her as an “agent professor” who seemed to have worked for military intelligence and filed scandalous reports when she was the director of Forensic Science Institute.

Forensic professor accused of filing faulty report on bombing

Professor Sevil Atasoy was accused by the Taraf daily yesterday of having signed a report on a 1998 explosion that left seven people, including three…..

Military intelligence monitors activities of İstanbul University

It was Professor Sevil Atasoy, former head of the Forensic Medicine Institute for 18 years, who presented the names to Gen. Uzal. The report, ?To military………

See also Bianet report, and of course Taraf (In Turkish).

and more on Ergenekon:

Ergenekon: power, democracy, Turkey , Bill Park

The series of trials in Turkey investigating the extra-legal activities of the elusive ultra-nationalist organisation “Ergenekon” reached a crucial stage on 3 August 2009 with the acceptance by the Istanbul chief public prosecutor of the third indictment presented to it. In subsequent weeks hearings relating to the case have been merged with those investigating the second indictment, which centres on alleged coup plots against the government headed by Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Adalet ve Kalkinma Partisi (AKP).

Bill Park is a senior lecturer in the department of defence studies at Kings College London

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