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Turkey: Retired Chief of Staff to be Investigated in Bombing Case

The stalled Semdinli case, in which elements within the military were accused of bombing a bookstore in southeast Turkey in 2005 in order to stir up trouble in the region, has long been seen by Turkish human rights activists as a failed test of democratization for their country. Although several military officials were arrested as part of the investigation into the bombing, the Turkish government ultimately backed off from pushing ahead with the case. But now it appears that the Semdinili case may be coming back to life. From Today's Zaman:

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Turkey: Retired Chief of Staff to be Investigated in Bombing Case

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