From Duvar: Turkish parliament speaker rejects draft bill to declare 1955 Istanbul pogrom a day of mourning

22 Nov
Turkish Parliament Speaker’s Office has rejected to hear a draft bill seeking to have the Istanbul pogrom, anti-Greek riots of Sept. 6 and 7 in 1955, recognized as a national day of mourning. Parliament Speaker Mustafa Şentop said that he found the wording used in the draft bill as “rough and hurtful.”

Read whole Duvar piece.

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