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Doubts about report on Uludere massacre

from Journalist in Turkey, background articles, news and weblog about by Fréderike Geerdink
ISTANBUL ? A commission in the Turkish parliament has finalized its report on the Uludere massacre, in which 34 civilians were killed at the end of 2011. According to the report the bombing of civilians was unintentional, and it was caused by communication flaws between civilian and military authorities. Nobody is guilty, according to the


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?Alternative? Report on Uludere Massacre

from Bianet :: English
An MP of the opposition Republican People?s Party (CHP) has presented his party?s disagreements with the report prepared by the Uludere Subcommittee to the Parliamentary Human Rights Investigating Committee.


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Gov?t tries to cover up Uludere: Main opposition

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The government is trying to cover up the Uludere incident of December 2011 and a draft report by a parliamentary panel on the incident.

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Hurriyet Daily News
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