Tag Archives: France

Turkey applies for Pınar Selek’s extradition

According to press reports, Turkey has applied to France for the extradition of Pınar Selek, who was sentenced this past January to life imprisonment for a 1998 bombing at the Egyptian Bazaar in Istanbul. Selek’s kafkaesqe trial has been widely … Continue reading

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Who Murdered Sakine Cansız?

Reposted from Amnesty International – USA’s blog, Human Rights Now: On the night of January 9, three women were murdered in the offices of the Kurdistan Information Office in Paris.   According to press accounts, the three were killed execution style, … Continue reading

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