graswurzelrevolution
aktuelle ausgabe abo & service archiv buchverlag news & infos vernetzung über uns graswurzelladen home
stern / zerbrochenes gewehr
antimilitarismus 28.12.1996 

Latest News 27.12.1996, 18:00

Here are the last news concerning Osman Murat Uelke, who was to be tried in military court today. Bart Horeman, from the Netherlands, who together with Albert Beale (from the United Kingdom) was in Eskisehir as an international observer for the trial, reports:

"Today, 27.12.1996, 14 hrs (Turkish time), Osman Murat Uelke was tried before military court in Eskisehir. The charge was "continuous (or 'repeated') disobedience (Art. 87 of Turkish military Law). Osman could not claim that his conscience did not allow to obey, because according to art. 45 of Turkish Military Law this cannot be used as a reason for disobedience. All Turkish people were allowed to enter the military area to attend the trial. The two international observers (form the Netherlands and the United Kingdom) were not allowed because they allegedly needed a permission to enter the military area. The trial was postponed to January 30th, 1997, and according to the procedure, Osman was sent to the recruitment office in Eskisehir. At 16:30 (Turkish time) Osman arrived at the office, awaited by sympathisers. He was handed out a call-up and money to report himself to the commander of the 9th Gendarmerie in Bilecik the same day, and could leave the office freely.

After this the support group and Osman decided that the release of Osman shall not be mentioned to the press before 28.12.1996, 9 hrs (Turkish time). At 9.00 hrs there will be the announcement for a press conference that will take place at 11.00 hrs in Istanbul at the IHD office. Osman will be there, as well as many others, including Bart Horeman and Albert Beale."

We were able to speak very shortly to Osman on the telephone, and he gave the following statement:

"Well ... I am still very confused. Of course this is the very last thing I ever expected to happen. But well, my conviction is still the same. As I said one year ago, I am not a soldier and never will be. I will not report to the barracks, nor will I flee. If the military want to take me, they will have to come and pick me up."

We expect to get an update tomorrow after the press conference.

That's all for now.

Anton Luccioni
Marc Stolwijk

>> zurück zur news & infos-übersicht

Volltextsuche
Themen
Ausgaben

Artikel zum gleichen Thema

Türkischem Kriegsdienstverweigerer droht Verurteilung zu 2,5 Jahren Haft
news & infos 2.11.2014

Türkei: Es gibt viele Gründe, den Kriegsdienst zu verweigern
385 januar 2014

Türkei: Kriegsdienstverweigerer Inan Süver wieder inhaftiert
news & infos 15.10.2012

Türkei: Kriegsdienstverweigerer machen mobil
news & infos 4.3.2012

Spagat mit offenem Ausgang
366 februar 2012

Türkei: Die Verfolgung der Kriegsdienstverweigerer geht weiter
news & infos 13.3.2011

Türkei: Verweigerer Inan Süver weiter in Haft
news & infos 16.1.2011

Kriegsdienstverweigerer Mehmet Bal erneut verhaftet und misshandelt
news& infos 11.6.2008

Türkei: Zwei Kriegsdienstverweigerer verhaftet
news & infos 3.4.2008

Es reicht!
321 september 2007

Petition für Osman Murat Ülke
news & infos 10.8.2007

Türkei: Drohende Inhaftierung von Osman Murat Ülke
news & infos 18.7.2007

Türkei: Kriegsdienstverweigerer Halil Savda zum zweiten Mal verurteilt
news & infos 19.4.2007

Ein ausgezeichneter Graswurzelrevolutionär
317 märz 2007

Türkischer Kriegsdienstverweigerer zu 25 Monaten Haft verurteilt
news & infos 16.10.2006

Mehmet Tarhan aus der Haft entlassen
news & infos 11.3.2006

Die türkische Militärdemokratur wackelt
307 märz 2006

Weiter 4 Jahre Haft für Mehmet Tarhan
305 januar 2006

>> alle verwandten artikel





Kontakt

Vereniging Dienstweigeraars
Postbus 94802
NL-1090 GV Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Phone: +31 20 6680999
Fax: +31 20 6652422
vd@vd.antenna.nl


 aktuelle ausgabe   abo & service   archiv   buchverlag   news & infos   vernetzung   über uns   graswurzelladen   home 
graswurzelrevolution redaktion@graswurzel.net / www webmaster@graswurzel.net