Turkish novelist Pamuk declared hero by Armenians
Turkish press yesterday
Tuesday, March 1, 2005
HÃ¼rriyet reported that British daily The Observer published a commentary about
well-known Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk’s statements that he made in a Swiss
newspaper earlier this month on Turkey’s so-called massacre of Armenians and
Kurds in the 20th century.
However, the commentary that appeared in The Observer was written by Nouritza
Matossian, an Armenian author who said Pamuk has become the hero of Armenians
with his statements, HÃ¼rriyet reported and questioned the objectivity of the
Posta mentioned the same story and quoted the Armenian writer as saying that
Pamuk was a hero who was telling the truth while he was a symbol of hatred in
his home country.