Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Newsfeed - April 18

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Why could one be unhappy about the release of Şık and Şener?

Fredérike Geerdink's blog entry on why she was unhappy about the release of two journalists a little more than a month ago via GIT - North America.

Human rights classes in Turkey's classrooms

Read about an education project that aims to raise awareness about human rights and democratic citizenship in Turkey via GIT - North America.

Selek case to be discussed at a conference in Strasbourg

Read about the conference that will discuss the court case of Pınar Selek, a sociologist
who has been on trial for an explosion that took place at the Spice Bazaar in Istanbul on July 9, 1998, on GIT - North America.

Students forced to paid military service

Read about the new initiative that forces college students to paid military service via GIT - North America.