Today's Zaman, Turkey
Jan 1 2012


Prosecutor launches probe on former chief of staff

ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News

Istanbul specially authorized prosecutor's office has launched an
investigation on former chief of staff Gen. İlker Ba?bu? within the
ongoing "Internet Memorandum" case.

A court had filed an official criminal complaint on Dec. 31 against Ba?bu?.

The ongoing Internet Memorandum case refers to an alleged document by
the General Staff about setting up 42 Internet sites to distribute
propaganda against the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) the
outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) and Greeks and Armenians.

Gen. Nusret Ta?deler, former head of the Aegean forces and later
appointed as head of the army's educational command, is a suspect in
the `Internet Memorandum' case.


January/02/2012