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Rakel Dink visits Turkish region where 34 Kurds were killed

Rakel Dink visits Turkish region where 34 Kurds were killedJuly 07, 2012 | 18:06

The widow of assassinated chief editor of Agos newspaper Hrant Dink visited Uludere region where 34 Kurds were killed in an air raid by Turklish army.  

Rakel Dink together with other intellectuals participates in a joint project bringing together leading artistic figures to establish a monument dedicated to 34 Kurds killed last year, Hurriyet Daily News reports.   

During her visit, Dink offered her condolences to the families and visited Uludere’s cemetery.

The monument opening is scheduled for autumn. On a gigantic black stone, the 34 deceased civilians’ names and the date they were killed will be written.

Turkish war planes attacked a group of smugglers on December 28, 2011. Thirty-four Kurds were killed. Ankara said they thought it were PKK militants.


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