|Death: ||Feb. 1, 1979|
Turkish journalist. Ipekci was organizing an international conference on political extremism and the media in Turkiye when he himself fell victim to political extremism.
Cause of Death: He was gunned down as he drove home from work on Feb. 1, 1979, by "Mehmet Ali Agca", a right-wing militant who later escaped from jail and attempted to assassinate Pope John Paul II
Created by: Güner N. Akgün
Record added: May 23, 2006
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