Turkish journalist assassinated

Hrant Dink, an Armenian-Turkish newspaper editor, was shot and killed outside the Istanbul office of his Agos newspaper, reports PEN Canada. Dink, 52, received a six-month suspended sentence in October 2005 for an article he wrote about the massacre of Armenians by Turks in World War I. Shortly before his death last week, he had complained about receiving threats.

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