Chronology: Turkey

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Chronology: Turkey


See also Central Asia and the Caucasus

May 1: A Turkish court rejected an appeal by prominent Armenian journalist Hrant Dink against a ruling that found him guilty of insulting Turkishness in an article on the mass killings of Armenians 90 years ago. The case was one of several monitored closely by EU officials concerned about limits on free speech in Turkey. [BBC, 5/1]

May 17: One judge was killed and four others wounded when a gunman, Asian Alpaslan, burst into a committee meeting of the Council of State, the top administrative court in the country. Judge Mustafa Yucel Ozbilgin died of a gunshot to the head. Tansel Colasan, Deputy Head of the Council of State, said the attacker, believed to be a lawyer, shouted "I am the soldier of God," and said that he was carrying out the attack as a protest against the court's decision to uphold the Turkish ban on head scarves in schools before he began shooting. [BBC, 5/ 17]

May 23: Greek and Turkish F-16 fighter jets crashed over the Aegean Sea near Karpathos, after the Greek jet was scrambled to intercept the Turkish plane. The Greek pilot was killed, while the Turkish pilot was rescued after ejecting from the aircraft. The two countries had a long-standing dispute over territorial sovereignty in the waters and airspace of the Aegean, but the two countries' foreign ministers resolved to continue to pursue improved relations. [BBC, 5/23]

June 1: Media reported that Turkish anti-terror police foiled a plot by nine men, three of them soldiers, to assassinate Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara. …

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