Author Archives: Secretary

17 Jan


On 17 December 2019, the NSW Police announced the formation of Strike Force Esslemont for re-examining the case of murdered Turkish diplomats, Sarik Ariyak and Engin Sever on the very same day 39 years before.  On 27 December 2019, a ...

21 Dec

Operation Esslemont

$1 million reward for information into 1980 assassination of Turkish diplomats. The NSW Police Force has announced a $1 million reward for information into the assassination of a Turkish diplomat and his bodyguard in Sydney’s east nearly four decades ago. ...

11 Dec

Rohingya Genocide Inquiry

The world watches on the proceedings at ICJ in La Hague. The genocide allegations brought against Myanmar, and Myanmar’s response will be heard during the sessions. To rule that Myanmar has committed genocide, the court will have to determine that ...

04 Dec


Ahead of the 39th Anniversary of the terrorist attack against Turkish Consul General Sarik Ariyak and his bodyguard Engin Sever, we wanted to publish the following Editorial by The Canberra Times dated December 18, 1980. The full article can be ...