Sivas, today’s town under siege in Turkey

More photos at Hürriyet site.

In the anniversary of Sivas Massacre security forces hold city of Sivas under siege. No protests in the burned hotel site is allowed, reports say. The governor of city banned any kind of commemoration or demonstration… I wish they could employ their power to prevent the massacre happen in 1993 instead…

A list of murdered citizens in Sivas in 1993 here.

Some protest news can be found here and here.


Sivas massacre to be commemorated despite ban

from Hurriyet Dailynews

Scores of protesters will flock to Sivas? Madımak Hotel on Saturday to commemorate 33 Alevi intellectuals and two hotel workers killed in a 1993 arson attack despite an edict from the governor?s office banning the march.

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