Category: Hrant Dink
By Gabriella Gage Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN — Kelly Stuart is not only a playwright; she is a fearless storyteller who immerses herself in the complexities of the human condition. Along with teaching courses at Columbia’s School for the Arts (SoA), Stuart has traveled to Turkey nine times to explore various facets of life there [...]
By Gabriella Gage Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN — The numbers six and 17 played a symbolic role in the January 20 talk delivered by Ümit Kurt during a post-service program hosted by the Friends of Hrant Dink at St. James Armenian Church. These numbers served as a reminder of the loss of the Turkish-Armenian journalist — [...]
ISTANBUL (Combined Sources) — Thousands of people gathered in the Sisli district of Istanbul to commemorate the sixth anniversary of the assassination of Hrant Dink, a Turkish journalist of Armenian origin on January 19. The crowd stood in homage at 3:05 p.m., the exact time of Dink’s death, in front of the Agos newspaper building [...]
ISTANBUL (Radikal) — Turkey’s Interior Ministry has denied any responsibility in Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink’s assassination, claiming in a failed appeal to the Council of State that paying compensation to the man’s family would lead to “unjustified enrichment.”
JANUARY • One of the “leftovers of the sword,” Fethiye Cetin, 60, a prominent civil rights attorney in Turkey, had her sense of identity shattered when she learned from her grandmother that she was one of thousands of Armenian children who were kidnapped and adopted by Turkish families during the period of the Armenian Genocide.
By Daphne Abeel Special to Mirror-Spectator ISTANBUL — I had been motivated to travel to Turkey as a result of my association with the Armenian Mirror-Spectator, where I worked as the assistant editor for eight years and where I continue to work as a freelance writer.
By Thomas C . Nash Special to the Mirror-Spectator WATERTOWN, Mass. — In 2006, Ece Temelkuran published a series of articles about a trip to Armenia — her first — in which she hoped her Turkish readers would join her in learning to understand their neighbors.