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Thousands in Turkey Mark Killing of Ethnic Armenian Journalist

Posted January 19th, 2012 at 5:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Tens of thousands of people gathered Thursday in Istanbul, Turkey to mark the fifth anniversary of the killing of an ethnic Armenian journalist. The crowd protested a court ruling that the murder of Hrant Dink was not part of a wider conspiracy. Demonstrators carried banners saying, “We are all Hrants. We are all Armenian.” They […]

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Thousands in Turkey Mark Killing of Armenian Journalist

Posted January 19th, 2012 at 10:45 am (UTC-5)
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Tens of thousands of people gathered Thursday in Istanbul, Turkey to mark the fifth anniversary of the killing of an ethnic-Armenian journalist. The crowd protested a court ruling that the murder of Hrant Dink was not part of a wider conspiracy. Demonstrators also denounced what they called fascism in Turkey. On Tuesday, a Turkish court […]

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Turkish Court Sentences Man to Life Term for Role in Journalist Killing

Posted January 17th, 2012 at 1:05 pm (UTC-5)
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A Turkish court has sentenced a man to life in prison for masterminding the killing of an ethnic Armenian journalist five years ago. In Tuesday’s ruling, the Istanbul court gave Yasin Hayal a life term for instigating the shooting of Hrant Dink outside his office in January 2007. The court also acquitted 19 defendants of […]

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