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  • Status: Ongoing
  • Thematic area: Human rights activism and monitoring
  • Country: Turkey
  • Year approved:2019

Hrant Dink Foundation

  • Name of organisation / initiative supported: Hrant Dink Foundation
  • Start date: 15 March 2019
  • End date: 14 April 2020

Initiative summary:

The foundation, established in the memory of Armenian-Turkish journalist and intellectual Hrant Dink, aims to defend the right to freedom of expression and the right to freedom from discrimination in Turkey.

It contributes to the protection of human rights by monitoring and providing data on hate speech in Turkish media and supports information exchange on these issues amongst academics, researchers and civil society organisations. EED’s support will allow the Hryant Dink Foundation to continue producing high-quality work in their the field of minority rights.

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