Garo Paylan

ISTANBUL (Armenpress) — Treasure hunters in historical Armenian settlements in Turkey have damaged the 18th-century St. Toros Armenian Church in Kayseri, ethnic Armenian lawmaker of the Turkish Parliament Garo Paylan said on social media[...]

By Nazlan Ertan IZMIR, Turkey (Al-Monitor) — A gunman attacked the headquarters of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) in Izmir, the third-largest city of Turkey, June 17, killing a 38-year-old volunteer. The gunman’s[...]

ISTANBUL (Armenpress) — Armenian HDP deputy Garo Paylan of the Turkish parliament filed a criminal complaint against Turkish politician Ümit Özdağ. The Turkish lawmaker of Armenian descent representing the Peoples’ Democratic Party[...]

ANKARA (Bianet) – Independent MP Ümit Özdağ has threatened Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputy Garo Paylan over his remarks about the Armenian Genocide. On April 24 Genocide Remembrance Day, Paylan criticized the fact that[...]

ISTANBUL (Nor Marmara) – On February 27, it was reported in the Turkish press that the Ankara Chief Prosecutor’s Office has considered Garo Paylan, HDP deputy representing Diyarbakir, as a criminal due to his use of the word sevgili[...]

ANKARA (Bianet) — The Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office has prepared summaries of proceedings for nine lawmakers from the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), seeking to lift their legislative immunity. The HDP lawmakers, along[...]

ISTANBUL (Nor Marmara) – Armenian deputy in the Turkish Parliament Garo Paylan of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) shared over social media on February 11 that he contacted the prosecutor’s office to request legal prosecution[...]

BERLIN — Fourteen years have passed since Hrant Dink was assassinated in front of the offices of Agos newspaper in Istanbul. Since then, conditions for journalists, intellectuals and pro-democracy activists inside Turkey have worsened[...]

ISTANBUL (Jamanak, Nor Marmara) – Armenian member of Turkish Parliament Garo Paylan, a member of the HDP party representing Diyarbakir, on successive occasions has brought onto the agenda the question of suspended elections for the[...]

By Garo Paylan A procession of cars filled with men waving the flag of Azerbaijan, honking and whistling drove through the Kumkapi area in Istanbul, which is home to the Armenian Patriarchate of Istanbul and many Armenian families. The[...]