more mass killings, one crucified, many heads chopped off, are we angry, why no, we sell them arms and train their forces.
Depending on what comes of this news, I thought it might deserve it's own thread. The EU will certainly have to answer for their role in this.
Turkish troops 'are KILLING refugees' as they try to cross border from Syria | Daily Mail Online
Shortly a gigantic extermination camp for dogs will become operative in Istanbul. Until they are killed 20.000 animals will be kept there under the worst conditions. Gradually approximately 200.000 stray dogs, which live on the streets of Istanbul, shall be killed cruelly in this death camp. Two...
There has just been reported that there has been a shooting at a kindergarden in Connecticut and 27 people have been killed, 14 of them are children. As yet, there are no confirmed details.
BBC News - 'Many die' in Connecticut primary school shooting
It could not have happened at a worse time.
Now the police in Toulouse are trying to get a probable al-Qaeda suspect in the killings of the 3 Jewish school children, the rabbi and 3 French paratroopers to surrender. I didn't have any doubt it was cause by islamic extremists, probably most others too.
French police in standoff with...
Link below Recep Tayyip Erdogan apologised for the killing of more than 13'000 Kurdish people by the Turkish military in Dersim (now called Tunceli).
BBC News - Turkey PM Erdogan apologises for 1930s Kurdish killings
People were slaughtered an apology is the first step.
19 killed in Syrian shootings
Syrian security forces and unidentified snipers have killed at least 19 civilians, including an eight-year-old boy.
Syrian tanks shelled residential districts in two towns at least 19 people were killed across the country, as President Bashar al-Assad's forces...
I've just been following the trial against Tahir Daştanoğlu that started at the Bakırköy Court House in Istanbul yesterday. Daştanoğlu supposedly killed his 28-year-old wife Dilek Daştanoğlu because she wanted a divorce. Dilek Daştanoğlu worked as a nurse in the Neurology Department of the...
Another tragic story.
Four sisters whose bodies were found in Ceyhan River in the southern province of Kahramanmaraş last Saturday and who were believed to have drowned may have been victims of honor killings, the Taraf daily reported yesterday.
By Alexandra Hudson
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey on Saturday branded "unacceptable" parts of U.S. President Barack Obama's carefully worded statement on the mass killings of Armenians, stressing hundreds of thousands of Turks and Muslims also died.
Obama avoided using the word genocide on...
Did anyone see Unknown World on CH4 that has just finished? There are still high numbers of honours going on in Turkey. Pressure is put on family members to kill the dishonourable girl. Two and half years is a normal sentence for a person under 18 guilty of honour kills. Apparently older...
there is a BBC documentary being shown today..and maybe through the week about family honour and killings to protect it in Turkey.
The film is very disturbing, and now with the new penal codes that are being introduced..making the jail terms fit the crime..ie a life sentence..there has been a...
There was a thread recently regarding a video of the abduction off the street of a young woman and we all speculated whether this was linked to honour killings/crimes. I live in North Cyprus and have just watched a turkish DVD called "Mutluluk". It is a fictional film about honour...
Story from BBC NEWS:
Turkish boys commit 'honour' crimes
Young children - in some cases a woman's own son - have been used to carry out so-called "honour killings" in Turkey.
The duty of repairing the family's reputation is often delegated to a youth, believing they...
From: The New Anatolian / Ankara
Numbers vs myth
The New Anatolian / Ankara
More men than women are victims of customs-related crimes and there are more cases of murder in the west of Turkey than its east, contends a new police report that contrasts sharply with commonly held beliefs about...