ANKARA: Charge filed against writer Orhan Pamuk

Charge filed against writer Orhan Pamuk

Turkish Daily News
Feb 17 2005

ANKARA — Charges have been filed against internationally renowned
Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk for statements he reportedly made
during an interview with Swiss daily Tagesanzeiger, published in the
newspaper’s Feb. 6 issue, the Anatolia news agency reported.

Anatolia Professional Association of Owners of Scientific and Literary
Works (ANASAM) President Mehmet Özer and attorney Mehmet Üçok filed
the charges at the Kayseri Public Prosecutor’s office.

Pamuk allegedly said in the interview that that 30,000 Kurds and 1
million Armenians had been killed in Turkey.


From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress