anuary 19, 2013 | 18:53
In a statement, he noted that Dink’s murder became manifestation of attacking democracy and peace. By choosing him as a target, the sights were set on the brotherhood of nations, but it was doomed to failure, Turkish Haber7 website quotes Demirtas.
“Hrant was an important symbol of the brotherhood of nations, their living together in peace. He was convicted under Article 301 and fell victim of ‘Love it or leave it’ concept which is inciting hatred,” Demirtas said, stressing that Dink was killed with the tacit approval of the government.
Hrant Dink, chief editor of the Armenian newspaper Agos, was shot dead outside his office January 19, 2007.