Supposedly leftist Leman humor magazine hits at “Kurdish opening” by making word plays at the word “açılım [opening]”.
Some of the Turkish media also criticised this photo: How come statesmen crouch like that. In order to show the strength the Statemen should stand erect….
and TÜSİAD back off, as usual:
HOLDER, ATTORNEY GENERAL, ET AL. v. HUMANITARIAN LAW PROJECT ET AL.
CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
No. 08?1498. Argued February 23, 2010?Decided June 21, 2010
A damaged bus with shattered windows and a damaged trunk is seen in Istanbul, Turkey, Tuesday, June 22, 2010, after a roadside bomb attack. Suspected Kurdish rebels detonated a remote-controlled bomb in Istanbul Tuesday, killing four people and wounding 12 on a bus carrying military personnel and their families, the governor said.? Read more » (AP Photo )
Turkey’s President Abdullah Gul (2nd L) shakes hands with Huseyin Bayram (2nd R), father of Sergeant Duran Bayram, during a funeral ceremony for the bomb attack victims at a military base in Istanbul June 22, 2010. A roadside bomb blew up a bus carrying Turkish military personnel and their families in Istanbul on Tuesday, killing five people including Sergeant Bayram, and a Kurdish separatist group claimed responsibility. REUTERS/Mustafa Oztartan/Presidential Palace Press Office/Handout