Two volunteers standing guard to prevent the demolition of an Armenian orphanage publicly known as “Kamp Armen” have been attacked by unidentified men on the 100th day of the peaceful protest in Istanbul’s Tuzla district
Ali Öz, a man who had been taking care of pigeons that Turkey’s important guests, including Popes, have flown as a symbol of peace, has passed away in Istanbul
The Sparkasse Leipzig Media Foundation has awarded Turkish journalist Nedim Şener and Iranian director Jafar Panahi with the Prize for the Freedom and Future of the Media 2015
A number of examples of hate speech have turned into hate crimes in Turkey in recent weeks and no prosecutor has so far taken the initiative regarding these statements and crimes, Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Istanbul deputy Garo Paylan has stated
The Human Rights Association (İHD) in Turkey has brought the case of a partly demolished Armenian orphanage in Istanbul to the agenda of the Council of Europe and the European Parliament
A former police intelligence chief is required to serve up to 860 years in prison in a wiretapping case, in which he has been found guilty of wiretapping 48 people, including several government officials, journalists, judiciary personnel and businessmen.
In its seventh year, the Armenia-Turkey Cinema Platform continues to bring together filmmakers from Turkey, Armenia and the diaspora for joint projects. Recently, they opened a new call for film projects for its 14th workshop in July
A former Istanbul police intelligence chief was arrested late May 28 in the case of the murder of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink.
An Armenian foundation plans to demolish and rebuild Kamp Armen, an Armenian orphanage in the Tuzla district of Istanbul, after a controversial demolition plan was shelved, as the land owner said he would donate it to the Armenian community
Delighted Armenians have celebrated victory after a controversial demolition plan for Kamp Armen was shelved
Efforts to demolish Kamp Armen, an Armenian orphanage in Istanbul’s Tuzla district that was expropriated in the wake of Turkey’s 1980 military coup, has begun
“Respiro,” an installation by influential conceptual artist Sarkis, will be on view in the Pavilion of Turkey at the 56th International Art Exhibition in Venice from May 7 to November 22.
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
The hourglass measures time in a very strange way. Unlike our round watches, or digital timekeepers, it does not treat every sand particle equally.
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
You may have thought about reparation payments after seeing my title. Those made by Germany have reached $100 billion. But that’s not what I have in mind.
A group of Turkish nationalists left black wreaths in front of Agos, the bilingual Turkish-Armenian weekly, in the early hours of April 24 in an apparently aggressive move against the newspaper, whose editor Hrant Dink was murder by a nationalist in 2007
Category: VERDA ÖZER
“Prime Minister Erdoğan’s statement of condolence to the Armenians was a milestone in Turkey’s history.”
Turkish-Armenian relations are back under the spotlight ahead of the centenary commemorations of 1915 on April 24. Carnegie Endowment scholar Thomas de Waal spoke to HDN about his new book on the subject.
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER: ‘Great Catastrophe: Armenians and Turks in the Shadow of Genocide’ by Thomas de Waal
Sarkis Seropyan, the veteran editor of Istanbul-based weekly Agos’ Armenian language pages, has passed away at the age of 80.
FOLDED CORNER: ‘There Was and There Was Not: A Journey Through Hate and Possibility in Turkey, Armenia and Beyond’ by Meline Toumani (Metropolitan Books, 286 pages, $28)
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