The Society for Threatened Peoples has written this open letter to the Mayor of Bochum, Germany, protesting his decision to award Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan with the Steiger Award:
SOCIETY FOR THREATENED PEOPLES
Open letter to the Mayor of Bochum
Dr. Scholz Bochum/Göttingen, March 15, 2012
Erdogan runs roughshod over human rights: He does not deserve the Steiger Award!
Dear Dr. Scholz,
Presentation of the eighth annual Steiger Award is scheduled for March 17, 2012. This international award is intended to honor one who has shown remarkable straightforwardness, openness, humanity and tolerance. Continue reading “Erdogan runs roughshod over human rights: He does not deserve the Steiger Award!”