Here is the declaration of Initiative for Freedom of Expression on Pınar Selek Case. Today we still ask the same questions;
Story of an “Official” frame-up:Pınar Selek Case
Napoleon asked his generals after a lost battle:
- Why did we lose?
- There are three reasons your Excellency. First is “we ran out of gun powder”. The second…
Napoleon told him to stop:
- That is enough!
It is the same story. Pınar Selek = “A bomber”
But which bomb? THERE IS NO BOMB AT ALL!
WE ACCUSE! THIS IS AN OFFICIAL FRAME UP
Many of you have known the Initiative for Freedom of Expression for years. During our struggle for freedom of expression in Turkey, since 1995, we have never supported violence. But this time we are here to support a bomber(!).
Yes, she is a sociologist, a researcher, defender of transsexuals who are humiliated and oppressed, sister of helpless street children, a determined activist of peace and human rights and has nothing to do with terror. Yet she is blamed for bombing the historical marketplace “Mısır Çarşısı” of Istanbul, killing many people, as the leader of a terrorist organization. The fact is neither such an organization nor the bombing exist. Police expert reports say it was definitely not a bomb and it might be a gas-leak explosion.
It is not a secret that Turkish police loves Mike Hammer methods. If they cannot find any evidence to prove their theory, they simply create one. A very old tradition: “Put some drug into his pocket then arrest him!” But this time it is much worse than such childish game. Someone(s) in high places needed a criminal to take part in a terrible scenario to play their “Psychological War” game. The gas explosion at