10 minibus passengers died in an explosion in the south-eastern province of Hakkari, four people got wounded. The Kurdish KCK blamed the “counter guerrilla” for the attack. PM Erdoğan said the attack would “not remain unanswered”.
(Istanbul) – Turkish authorities should redouble their efforts to bring to justice all those involved in the killing of Hrant Dink, Human Rights Watch said today, following a ruling on September 14, 2010, of the European Court of Human Rights. The court ruled that Turkey should have, but failed to, take steps to protect Dink, the prominent Armenian-Turkish journalist, and failed to conduct an effective investigation into his murder in January 2007. The European Court ordered the government to pay his family ?105,000 in damages.”
The International Press Institute rewarded Turkish journalist Nedim Şener as one of 60 World Press Freedom Heroes in a ceremony in Vienna on 14 September. The IPI Steering Board condemned Turkey for detaining and prosecuting dozens of journalists.
A Ramadan cease-fire in the long-brewing war between Turkey and Kurdish rebels may have come to an end Thursday morning. Authorities say at least eight people were killed and three injured in southeastern Turkey when an explosion from a bomb…
Şevki Uluçam, lawyer of defendant Colonel Öz, insists on his request to recuse the judge in the Trabzon case on “neglect” regarding the murder of Turkish-Armenian journalist Dink. The recently pronounced conviction of Turkey by the ECHR will be considered on 24 November.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) merged five separate cases on the murder of Hrant Dink, a Turkish-Armenian journalist who was killed in 2007, and made its ruling. It found the Turkish Republic guilty of failing to protect Dink?s life.
How was Hrant Dink killed? Hrant Dink was killed as a result of a concerted and prolonged campaign of the deep state, media and ultranationalist fascists in Turkey. His death was a direct result of the infected system in Turkey.
Commenting on the referendum results, Abdurrahman Yalçınkaya, the chief prosecutor of the Supreme Court of Appeals, told journalists that even if the Constitution is amended, he and his colleagues are determined to defend the rule of law and the independence of the judiciary.