Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Friday, January 19, 2007

Turkish Newspaper Editor Murdered

Turkish newspaper editor Hrant Dink, who spoke out about the deaths of Armenians during the last years of the Ottoman Empire, was murdered earlier today outside his office in Istanbul. Mr. Dink was convicted of "insulting Turkishness" in 2005 for writing about the Armenian genocide. Read about Mr. Dink's death and Turkish reaction here and here.

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