Turkey continues Ilisu dam construction despite reports ECA conditions have not been met

(Istanbul, 2 December 2009) Doga Dernegi (BirdLife Partner in Turkey) has recently obtained visual proof that bulldozers and shovels have begun the destruction of ten thousand years of world heritage to make way for the Ilisu Dam, effectively ignoring the over 153 terms of reference required by the export credit agencies funding the project to be met prior to construction.