We have lost our friend Gaye Coşar… We are full of sorrow…

Published on 07/01/2015 under News


We have lost Gaye Coşar – journalist, translator, our dear friend and one of the fellows of the Turkey-Armenia Fellowship Scheme of the Hrant Dink Foundation. Gaye passed away in Yerevan, Armenia due to a tragic traffic accident.

Within the framework of the Turkey-Armenia Fellowship Scheme, since November Gaye Coşar was living in Yerevan and was contributing as a journalist to the Civilitas Foundation. After the traffic accident on December 26th, 2014, Gaye stayed in the hospital for 12 days and left us on January 7th early in the morning.

Gaye Coşar’s funeral ceremony took place on January 12th, Monday in Kütahya, Simav, Demirciköy Turkey. Following the noon prayer, as decided by her family she buried in her final resting place Demirciköy Cemetery.

We would like to thank the Saint Gregory The Illuminator Medical Centre as well as its doctors for their medical assistance and exceptional efforts in Gaye’s struggle for life.

We are full of sorrow. Our dearest friend with a beautiful smile will never be forgotten…

We extend our sincere condolences to Gaye’s family and her beloved ones.

In the coming days, we will provide further information about the funeral ceremony as decided by the family.

Hrant Dink Foundation