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· January, 2007

Stories about Turkey from January, 2007

Kurdistance: The Kirkuk Referendum

  31 January 2007

While the Kirkuk Referendum isn't expected to take place until December 2007, it is creating waves within Kurdistan, Iraq and their neighbors. Why the flurry of activity now? The Iraq Study Report recommended that the referendum be delayed, citing the the area as a “powderkeg”. The Republic of Turkey wants...

Kurdistance: The End of Saddam

  24 January 2007

Since the hanging of Saddam Hussein at the beginning of this year, Global Voices has covered what the world has had to say about it, the only group left now is the Kurds. Kurdish reaction was fairly slow to develop. I believe this was because of shock. But don't take...

Armenia: Dink & the Blockade

  24 January 2007

David of The Armenian Economist writes that though in the wake of the Hrant Dink's murder the Turkish press is making some encouraging statements regarding relations with Armenians, what would really make a difference for Armenians would be to lift the blockade on the state of Armenia.

Turkey is Typing…the Death of Hrant Dink

  21 January 2007

While normally this column focuses on what only Turkish bloggers are saying, sometimes events happen that warrant the voices of not only Turkish points-of-views but others as well. The Death of Hrant Dink is one of those moments. As a bit of background- Hrant Dink was a Turkish-Armenian journalist and...

Turkey/Armenia: Hrant Dink Murdered

  19 January 2007

Onnik Krikorian has multiple posts on the murder of Hrant Dink, a journalist who was an ethnic Armenian Turkish citizen who had been given a six month suspended sentence in 2005 for writing on the Armenian Genocide. Be sure to check out his roundup of discussion of the murder in...

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