Monday, August 11, 2008

Update Beijing 2008

GRAVENSTIJN Deborah Silver for the Netherlands.

Doğu Perinçek and his 'activities'

Doğu Perinçek is not only breaking international laws but also the Turkish one, as it looks like now. After he was convicted by a Swiss court of breaching their antiracism law, he pledged to bring his 'case' to the European Court of Human Rights. But he never did...
And now Mr. Doğu Perinçek is again in the centre of the news:

Ergenekon behind bloody May Day, evidence suggests

Evidence submitted to a court last month as part of the indictment against Ergenekon, a shady network being accused of having plotted to overthrow the government, suggests that the network was behind an incident on May 1, 1977, when unknown perpetrators opened fire from a hotel on a crowd gathered in Taksim Square for May Day celebrations, killing 36.

The indictment includes a transcript of a radio conversation on May 1, 1977, found in the archives of the Workers’ Party (İP) -- whose leader, Doğu Perinçek, is under arrest on charges of Ergenekon membership -- during raids on the IP headquarters.
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Day Opening - August 11

The Russian Natalia Paderina and the Georgian Nino Salukvadze won respectively the silver and bronze medal pistol shooting, distance 10 meter. After the ceremony they kissed each other, while Russia and Georgia are in state of war.