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Ensuring language rights
URL: http://www.hrw.org/reports/2000/turkey2/Turk009-04.htm
Remark: Article provided by Human Rights Watch. Abstract: Minorities in Turkey (certified by the 1923 Treaty of Lausanne). In 1991 a law that prohibited speech and printing in languages not officially recognized was abolished, and there are now several newspapers and magazines published in minority languages. Law on the Television and Radio Organizations (since 1994). English, French, German, Russian, Italian, Spanish, Arabic, Japanese and Chinese may be taught, but Laz, Kurdish and Roma may not.



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