Journalists Killed in 1992 - Motive Unconfirmed: Mecit Akgun
|Publisher||Committee to Protect Journalists|
|Publication Date||January 1993|
|Cite as||Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1992 - Motive Unconfirmed: Mecit Akgun, January 1993, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4e6494885.html [accessed 12 July 2014]|
June 2, 1992, in Nusaybin, Turkey
The body of Akgun, a former correspondent for the weekly Yeni Ulke, was found hanging from a utility pole in Nusaybin with a note saying that he had been killed by the Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) for being a traitor. Although no one questions that the PKK was responsible for his killing, some doubt it was prompted by his journalistic work.