Thursday, October 20, 2005

Dink insulted Turks, says court

Dink given 6 months in prison for article in Armenian weekly Agos that 'insults and hurts' Turkish nation's feelings, but sentence postponed

The defendant insulted our Turkish ancestors and martyrs by saying Turkish blood is poisonous, ruled an Istanbul court against Hrant Dink, writer and editor in chief of bilingual Turkish-Armenian weekly Agos, yesterday.

Read the rest of the article on The New Anatolian

See also: Istanbul court: Journalist Hrant Dink's words conflict with Ataturk's (Hürriyet)

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