“Radical”: Turkish Ministry of Interior’s refuses to pay a moral
compensation to the family of Hrant Dink
The Turkish “Radical” newspaper writes that the Turkish Ministry of
Interior’s refuses to pay a moral compensation to the family of Hrant
Dink and is planning to appeal the decision on compensation.
The 10th Administrative Court on October 272010 has forced the Turkish
Interior Ministry to pay a moral compensation of 100 thousand lira to
the brothers of Hrant Dink Khosrov and Erwand. Insisting that the
Ministry has failed to fulfill its obligations to maintain security
and prevent Dink’s murder, despite a lot of information about the
danger threatening him.
The Turkish “Radical” newspaper reports that Turkey’s refusal to pay a
moral compensation is motivated by the fact that paying 100 thousand
lira compensation to Dink’s family may lead to “unjustified
The 100 thousand Turkish lira today, according to our calculations,
makes about 57 and a half thousand dollars.