ANKARA: Killing Of Hrant Dink -Body Sent To Forensic Medicine Morgue

Turkish Press
Jan 20 2007

Killing Of Hrant Dink – Dink’s Body Sent To Forensic Medicine Morgue
Published: 1/20/2007

ISTANBUL – Body of Turkish journalist of Armenian descent Hrant Dink,
editor-in-chief of bilingual Turkish-Armenian weekly Agos, was sent
to Forensic Medicine morgue in an ambulance, sources told A.A on

Dink was shot dead in front of his office building at Halaskargazi
Street in Sisli district of in Istanbul nearly an hour ago, and died
instantly on the scene.

People protested the incident by shouting slogans and applause.

Orhan Alkaya, a friend of Dink, told reporters that Dink was under

On the other hand, a group of 40-50 people started marching at Taksim
Square of Istanbul to protest the murder after Dink’s body taken to
the morgue.

The street was closed to traffic by the police.

Meanwhile, police started probing pictures obtained by MOBESE (Mobile
Electronic Systems Integration) security cameras on Halaskargazi

Police sources said, other videos from security cameras of shops and
buildings on Halaskargazi Street will be taken and analysed to
identify prospective murderer.

From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress

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“I should like to see any power of the world destroy this race, this small tribe of unimportant people, whose wars have all been fought and lost, whose structures have crumbled, literature is unread, music is unheard, and prayers are no more answered. Go ahead, destroy Armenia . See if you can do it. Send them into the desert without bread or water. Burn their homes and churches. Then see if they will not laugh, sing and pray again. For when two of them meet anywhere in the world, see if they will not create a New Armenia.” - WS