Garo Paylan

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[...]

By Amberin Zaman ISTANBUL (Al-Monitor) — Turkey warned its eastern neighbor Armenia on July 16 that it would bear the consequences for its attacks against its ethnic Turkic kin in Azerbaijan that have killed 16 people on both sides since[...]

By Borzou Daraghahi ISTANBUL (The Independent) — Hours after he was acquitted by a court and freed after more than two years in jail, a high-profile Turkish philanthropist was rearrested on separate charges in a case that has raised[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Unidentified attackers have vandalized and set ablaze the cross of the grave of a Zehra Cholak at the St. Maria Catholic Church cemetery in Trabzon, Turkey. Garo Paylan, the ethnic Armenian Member of Parliament of[...]

ISTANBUL (Bianet) — The defendant in the case of Sevag Balikçi, an Armenian citizen of Turkey who was shot dead during his compulsory military service, has been sentenced to 16 years and 8 months in prison this past week. Balikçi was[...]

ISTANBUL (Armenpress) —Armenian member of the parliament of Turkey Garo Paylan delivered a statement on the recognition of the Armenian Genocide during the parliamentary debate of the 2020 state budget draft, his Office told Armenpress,[...]