The Turkish intellectuals who subscribed to the collective manifesto, called for "the lessening of social strains and securing of social peace,"
The text which called for "a comprehensive law reform, the removal of obstacles for freedom of thought and speech and the legalization of political amnesty claim, which have not been realized for 30 years" stressed on "the necessity of Turkish problems to be discussed fairly and within peace."
The intellectuals who subscribed to the common manifesto are:
Abdullah Keskin (Publisher), Abdullah Kiran (Researcher- Author), Abdullah Varli (Researcher- Author), Abdurrahman Dilipak (Journalist- Author), Adnan Özyalciner (Author), Ahmet Aras (Researcher- Author), Ahmet Onal (Publisher), Ahmet Turk (Former Deputy) Ahmet Ozer (Researcher- Author), Akin Birdal (Human Rights Association Former Leader), Ali Comert (Engineer- Industrialist) Ali Riza Yurtsever, Ali Oncu(Trade Unionist), Askim Bozkurt, Dr. Atilla Sonmez (Economist- Retired Professor) Bilge Contepe (Researcher- Author) Cabbar Leygara (Lawyer) Cafer Sahin (Poet) Canip Yildirim (Lawyer) Celal Baslangic (Journalist- Author), Celal Besiktepe (Cartography Engineer), Celalettin Yoyler (Translator) Ceto Özel (Author), Dr Cemsit Bender (Researcher- Author) Davut Özalp (Journalist), Edip Polat (Author), Emin Karaca (Journalist- Author) Engin Cinmen (Lawyer), Ercan Kanar (Lawyer) Ercan Karakas (Former Deputy), Ertugrul Kurkcu (Author), Esber Yagmurdereli, Eyup Demir (Journalist), Faik Bulut .(Researcher- Author), Feridun Celik (Diyarbakir Mayor) Fikri Saglar (Former Deputy), Filiz Kocali (Journalit- Author), Gulseren Deniz, Gulseren Polatlioglu (Author), Guven Özata (Lawyer) Hamit Ceylani (Poet), Dr. Haluk Gerger (Author), Hasan Barackilic, Hasan Beydilli, Hasan Hayri Alkan, Hasip Kaplan (Lawyer), Hayri Erdogan (Publisher) Hirant Dink (Journalist), Hicri İzgören (Poet- Author) Hilmi Akyol (Researcher), Husnu Öndul ( Author- Chairman of Human Rights Association), İbrahim Gurbuz (Engineer-Industrialist) İsmail Göldas (Researcher- Author), İsmet Arslan (Publisher), İsmet Kilicaslan (Translator), Kadir Özturun (Author), Kava Nemir (Author- Poet), Kemal lsik-Tori (Researcher- Author), Kerem Soylu (Translator), Dr. Kemal Parlak, Mahmut Barik, Mahmut Tasci (Lawyer), Mehdi Tanrikulu (Lawyer), Mazlum Dogan (Journalist), M. Safi Ekinci (English Teacher), M. Sirin Tunc, Mehmet Bekaroglu, (Former Deputy), Mehmet Erbil (Lawyer), Mehmet Zana Gemici (Author), Dr. Metin Bakkalci (Turkish Physicians Union Vice Chair), Muhsin Kizilkaya (Author- Translator), Mustafa Acar (Publisher), Mustafa Avci (Educator), Mustafa Borak, Mustafa Kahya (Author), Mulazim Özcan, Dr. Naci Kutlay (Researcher- Author), Nazmi Gur (Lawyer), Nijad Yaruk (Journalist), Nurettin Yilmaz (Former Deputy), Orhan Miroglu, Osman Özcelik (Author), Ömer Laciner (Publisher), Pinar Selek (Sociologist), Prof Dr. Baskin Oran, Ragip Duran (Journalist- Author), Ragip Zarakolu (Journalist- Author), Dr. Remzi Azizoglu, Remzi Karakoyunlu, Resit İrgat (Translator), Dr. Sacid Gunes, Sami Tan (Journalist- Author), Sedat Tuncer, Selahattin Bozkurt (Author), Selim Okcuoglu (Lawyer) Selma İrmak, Sennur Sezer (Author), Sevahir Bayindir , Sezai Sarioglu (Poet- Author), Suna Parlak (Journalist- Author), Sanar Yurdatapan, Sefik Beyaz (İstanbul Kurdish Institution Chairman), Sehmus Diken (Researcher- Author), Sukru Erbas (Author- Poet), Sehnaz Turan (Lawyer), Dr. Tarik Ziya Ekinci (Former Deputy), Vedat Turkali (Author), Veysel Camlibel, Veysi Sarisözen (Author), Yasar Eroglu, Yasar Kemal (Author), Yilmaz Ensaroglu (Mazlum-Association Chairman.), Yurdusev Özsekmenler (Journalist- Author), Yusuf Alatas (Lawyer), Yuksel Cimen, Zulkuf Kisanak (Journalist- Author), Yusuf Onat, Zulfukar Tak (PT)