Category: Hrant Dink

Minorities, Human Rights Discussed at Dink Tribute

Minorities, Human Rights Discussed at Dink Tribute

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The third annual Hrant Dink Memorial Peace and Justice Lecture took place on April 5 on the topic of minorities and human rights in Turkey. The panel discussion, sponsored by the Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard University, featured panelists Ayse Gul Altinay, Gerard Libaridian and Etyen Mahçupyan, […]

Hrant Dink Oratorio Performed at St. Vartan Cathedral

Hrant Dink Oratorio Performed at St. Vartan Cathedral

NEW YORK — On Saturday, March 25, some 700 people gathered at St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral for a singular musical event in remembrance of the late journalist Hrant Dink on the 10th anniversary of his assassination. The occasion also marked the 90th anniversary of the Constantinople Armenian Relief Society (CARS), which organized the concert and […]

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 […]