Category: Hrant Dink

Let’s Correct This Historic Mistake

Let’s Correct This Historic Mistake

By Garo Paylan Recently, HDP MP Garo Paylan had been banned from the parliament for 3 sessions and subjected to verbal assault for he used the word “genocide” and his speech was removed from the parliamentary minutes. Paylan wrote for Agos, telling what happened before and after the speech and what was his intention in […]

Dink Legacy Honored at Emotional St. James Program

Dink Legacy Honored at Emotional St. James Program

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN — An emotional program on Sunday, January 22, at the Keljik Hall of St. James Armenian Church paid tribute to the memory of Hrant Dink, a man whose death marked a definite shift in greater understanding about the Armenian Genocide and its ripples through the century. The three […]

Rakel Dink: Come, Let Us Do Away with the Restlessness of Doves in This Country

Rakel Dink: Come, Let Us Do Away with the Restlessness of Doves in This Country

Below appears the full text of the speech given by Rakel Dink, the widow of the late journalist, Hrant, on the 10th anniversary of his assassination. It was translated by Agos newspaper:   Ten years. Easier said than lived… Exactly 10 Years. Without you, it has not been easy at all. Being without you, not […]

Programs Featuring Cem Ozdemir Draw More than 1,000 in Canada

Programs Featuring Cem Ozdemir Draw More than 1,000 in Canada

MONTREAL and TORONTO — Altogether more than 1,200 people attended events in Montreal and Toronto commemorating the centennial of the assassination of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink, and featuring Cem Ozdemir, the co-chair of the Green Party in Germany, and a member of parliament there who was the main force behind the resolution which that body […]

Decade after Dink: Cem Ozdemir to Headline Program Honoring Late Journalist

Decade after Dink: Cem Ozdemir to Headline Program Honoring Late Journalist

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff TORONTO — It is hard to believe that 10 years have passed since Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink was assassinated in cold blood in Istanbul, outside the offices of Agos, the bilingual weekly newspaper he co-founded and for which he served as editor-in-chief. In the decade since January 19, 2007, […]

Friends of Hrant Rally as Court Holds 9th Hearing of Dink Murder Case

Friends of Hrant Rally as Court Holds 9th Hearing of Dink Murder Case

ISTANBUL (Public Radio of Armenia) — As part of Dink case, the 9th hearing of the trial of public officials kicked off in Istanbul today. Before the start of the hearing Friends of Hrant were once again in front of the court house, Agos reports. The trial of public officials continued today with the defense of Ramazan Akyürek, who […]

Threats Against Agos Newspaper Receives Go Unpunished

Threats Against Agos Newspaper Receives Go Unpunished

ISTANBUL (Agos) — Nationalist Turkish Party Istanbul Chair Bilal Gökçeyurt and the chair of the Turan Organization Ercan Uçar have been acquitted in the case of the threat against Agos.  Agos’ lawyer Hakan Bakircioglu objected to the ruling. On April 24, 2015, a black wreath was put in front of the office of Agos newspaper and […]

Confidential Document Targeting Hrant Dink back in 1990s Exposed

Confidential Document Targeting Hrant Dink back in 1990s Exposed

ISTANBUL (Armenpress) — Procedural instruments of Hrant Dink’s case reveal striking details on the participation of the state, particularly the police and intelligence services, in the murder of the Istanbul-Armenian journalist. The investigation of the case exposed a document which made clear why Hrant Dink was not given a passport for years, Agos reported. For […]