Category Archives: Armenian Genocide

Armenian Genocide: Turkey Cracks Down

by Uzay Bulut The Christian genocide in Ottoman Turkey lasted for 10 years — from 1913 to 1923 — and targeted Armenian, Greek, Assyrian and other Christians. It resulted in the annihilation of around three million people. Sadly, Turkish aggression … Continue reading

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Οι ομοιότητες του Χίτλερ με τον Κεμάλ και τον Ερντογάν: Πως οι ναζί μιμήθηκαν τον Ατατούρκ

Γράφει ο ΜΑΡΙΟΣ ΕΥΡΥΒΙΑΔΗΣ Κυκλοφόρησε στα ελληνικά το 2016 από τις Εκδόσεις Παπαδόπουλος (Αθήνα) και σε μετάφραση του Νίκου Ρούσσου, η μοναδική στο είδος της μελέτη του Stephan Ihrig, “Ατατούρκ και Ναζί: Δάσκαλος και μαθητής στη εφαρμογή του ολοκληρωτισμού” (“Ataturk … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Genocide of the Assyrians Was an Islamist Crime

By Mardean Isaac Just over a century ago this week, Turkish and Kurdish forces invaded land that the Assyrian people had inhabited since antiquity and began exterminating them. The slaughter that ensued lasted from 1915-1923, leaving 300,000 Assyrians dead and … Continue reading

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Why Turkey won’t say the G-word when it comes to the Armenians

By Christina Asquith and Audrey Pence Sitting on a sunny bench in Istanbul’s Gezi Park, Fadime Gurgen dismisses the controversy surrounding the 100th anniversary Friday of the massacre of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire with a wave of her hand.

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Turkey’s Genocide Denial: Four Narratives

By Uzay Bulut Turkey still denies the Armenian Genocide, during which 1.5 million Armenians perished. The Turkish state does not have just one policy or rhetoric concerning it. One could argue that there are four main narratives in Turkey concerning … Continue reading

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When Even the Dead Cannot Rest in Peace: Turkey’s Intolerance toward the ‘Other’

Raffi Bedrosyan Just when one thinks the level of hatred and intolerance in Turkey toward minorities cannot get any worse, something shocking happens that surpasses even the worst incidents of the past. Aysel Tuğluk, formerly a human rights activist, is … Continue reading

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Armenians Leaving Church In Istanbul Stoned, Threatened With Death

Armenians who were leaving Narlı Kapı Church in İstanbul on Sunday were stoned by a group of children who chanted “death to you,” the artigerçek news website reported on Monday.

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The Face of Turkey – Το πρόσωπο της Τουρκίας

This is Turkey at its heart: supremacist, imperialist, intolerant, oppressive and murderous. Regardless of time, political regime, or leadership. 

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Today marks 95 years since the Great Fire of Smyrna

The Great Fire of Smyrna or the Catastrophe of Smyrna destroyed much of the port city of Smyrna in Turkey in September 1922. Eyewitness reports state that the fire began on 13 September 1922 and lasted until it was largely extinguished on 22 September. It occurred … Continue reading

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Islamic Supremacy Alive and Well in Ankara Turkey, Past and Future

Supersessionism refers to the belief that Christians have superseded Jews in a new covenant with God. Islam, too, sees itself as superseding all previous divine revelation but, unlike Christianity, which canonized the Old Testament embedding long centuries of pre-Christian history … Continue reading

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