Wednesday, February 25, 2009

News on Turkish Murderer of Cypriot demonstrator Solomos Solomou

For Immediate Release: February 24, 2009

Contact: Nikolaos Taneris, New York, Tel. 1-917-699-9935

NEW YORK—The Cyprus Action Network of America (CANA) continues to distribute
reports on the Turkish Murderers who today and every single day roam free,
without remorse and without a modicum of justice, on our illegally-occupied
towns, villages and streets, every single day, in Cyprus.

Solomou's murderer: 'I'd do it again' report by Hellenic Antidote blog

In an interview published Sunday in the Greek newspaper Proto Thema, Kenan Akin,
the Turk wanted for the murder of Solomos Solomou during the Dherynia protests
in August 1996, expresses no remorse over the killing and says he would do it

Akin, who is standing in forthcoming 'parliamentary elections' in occupied
Cyprus as a candidate with the Freedom and Reform party, which is part of the
coalition 'government' in occupied Cyprus, revealed in the interview that he is
regarded as a hero among Turkish Cypriots and said he doesn't understand why so
much fuss has been made over the death of 'a dog', as he refers to Solomou.

Above is the report that appeared on RIK news on Sunday (my English subtitles)
with comments from President Dimitris Christofias, leader of the House of
Representatives Marios Karoyian, and Solomou's father, who draws attention to
the fact that the actions of Akin, a settler, with connections to the Turkish
secret services and who at the time of the murder was 'minister of agriculture'
in the occupation regime, were not those of a lone 'barbarian' – as Christofias
rightly calls Akin – but the product of the occupation of northern Cyprus, which
is rooted in barbarism and that, every day of its existence, cultivates and
justifies barbarism.


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