Mehmet Sincar

Mehmet Sincar (1953 in İkipınar, Mardin Province – 4 September 1993 in Batman) was a Turkish-Kurdish politician, and a Democracy Party (DEP) member of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey. He was assassinated in September 1993 together with the local chairman of the DEP in Batman. The Turkish Revenge Brigade took responsibility.[1][2] In Siirt a park was named after him.[3]

CareerEdit

Sincar was first elected to the Grand National Assembly of Turkey in 1991, for the Social Democratic Populist Party (SHP). He joined the Democracy Party (DEP) in 1993.[4][5]

BooksEdit

  • Aydın Bolkan (2005), Faili Meçhul Bir Milletvekili Cinayetinin Öyküsü: Mehmet Sincar, Istanbul: Aram Yayınları. ISBN 978-958-24-2115-1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Amnesty International, 7 September 1993, EUR: 44/82/93
  2. ^ "Turkey: Condemn Threats on Human Rights Defenders". Human Rights Watch. 2 April 2005. Archived from the original on 6 September 2008. Retrieved 1 August 2015.
  3. ^ Sitesi, Siirt'te Güncel Haber. "Mehmet Sincar Parkı ve Halkevinin Açılışı Gerçekleştirildi". Siirt'te Net. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  4. ^ Namık Durukan, Milliyet, 25 January 1999, Dosyası kapatıldı
  5. ^ Akşam, 5 December 2001, Sincar cinayeti çözüldü Archived 26 July 2013 at archive.today