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Archive for 'Nor Zartonk at Press'

Major new publication on Turkey’s Armenian community explores historic roots, today’s reality

Lou Ann MATOSSIAN The Armenian Reporter Minneapolis – Undermining stereotypes about Armenians from within Turkish society, a comprehensive new book published in Istanbul seeks to reintroduce the Armenian community to the Turkish-speaking majority, Nouvelles d’Arménie and Nor Zartonk report. In Armenians in Turkey: Community, Individual, Citizen, authors Günay Göksu Ozdogan, Fusun Üstel, Karin Karakasli, and […]

“Armenian Women in Turkey Are Doubly Discriminated Against”

Semir YORULMAZ BIANET Writer Karin Karakaşlı spoke at a panel on “The other’s other: Armenian women”, saying that every identity requires labour and has a price. Kayuş Çalıkman Gavrilof spoke of the need for women to organise. “We are ostracised for being Armenian, and then, as if that was not enough, we are ostracised again […]

Friends and Family Commemorate Hrant Dink

Bawer ÇAKIR BIANET Journalist Aydin spoke about the hope which Dink, as a socialist Armenian, inspired in others. Dalkıran summarised the events of the murder trial so far. On Saturday, 17 January, the Nor Zantonk organisation held a commemorative event for Hrant Dink, the Armenian-Turkish journalist who was murdered on 19 January, exactly two years […]

Rakel Dink Urges Raising Voices Against Discrimination Higher

Tolga KORKUT BIA News Center – İstanbul In the panel held for the birthday of Hrant Dink, the participants urged for more decisive struggle against discrimination. Nor Zartonk, an organization formed by the young Armenians of Turkey after the murder of Hrant Dink to oppose war and discrimination, held a panel titled “To Be Minority […]

New radio gives out diverse voices

Vercihan ZIFLIOGLU Hurriyet Daily News ISTANBUL – Young people from different ethnic identities who found the state-owned Turkish Radio and Television Corporation, or TRT’s, initiative to broadcast in various languages insufficient have come together and founded a radio station. “Nor Radyo” (New Radio) is available online and broadcasts in Armenian, Kurdish and Homshetsi, an Armenian […]