Category Archives: Human Rights

The Word “Genocide” First Coined by a Jewish Scholar to Describe What Transpired in Turkey; Ten Questions with Author Lou Ureneck

by Gregory Pappas (Q) Do you have a connection to Asia Minor Greeks? What made you write this book? I have no personal connection to Asia Minor. I was drawn to the the story of Asa Jennings’ rescue of so … Continue reading

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Ποια η σχέση της κρίσης στην Καταλωνία με το Κυπριακό και το δίλημμα των Τ/κ

Γιάννος Χαραλαμπίδης Το τανγκό της απόσχισης και ο εφιάλτης του Φράνκο Γιατί η ΕΕ έκλεισε την πόρτα στην ανεξαρτησία, πότε μπορούν να αφαιρεθούν οι εξουσίες από τις τοπικές αρχές, η επιλογή της ομοσπονδίας και το «όχι» της Βρετανίας. ·     Πώς … Continue reading

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Exploring the Mysteries of Islamic Intolerance

  by Andrew Harrod Would a true Islamic state respect universal human rights? Pakistani-British Anglican Bishop Michael Nazi-Ali would like to believe so – but history has cautioned him otherwise. His presentation “Freedom and a Culture of Intolerance: Will Religious Minorities Survive in the … Continue reading

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Turkey Needs to Practice in Turkey What It Preaches in Cyprus

by Kyriacos Kyriakides The Turkish Cypriots are sort of like the “Kurds” of Cyprus — with the emphasis on the sort of. Like the Kurds in Turkey, the Turkish Cypriots are a sizeable minority in Cyprus — and that may be … Continue reading

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Islamism: From Turkey to Canada

I’m a Turkish-Canadian and I’m getting a sick sense of déjà vu these days. Despite sporadic and relatively minor incidents of violence, for example a hotel set on fire in response to a Turkish publisher who wanted to publish The Satanic Verses, … 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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Turkey’s Mass Persecution of Christians and Kurds

Since 2015, the government of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been attacking Kurdish-majority areas in the country. A 2017 World Heritage Watch report details the destruction of one such town, Suriçi (Sur), as follows: “[C]urfews were declared six times for several … Continue reading

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Turks celebrate 1964 napalm bombing of Cyprus

Uzay Bulut On August 8, Muslim Turkish Cypriots and illegal settlers from Turkey celebrated the 53rd anniversary of Turkey’s napalm bombing of Greek Cypriot civilians in the Turkish-occupied enclave of Kokkina in Cyprus. Mustafa Akıncı, the president of the self-styled … Continue reading

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Recep Tayyip Erdogan: Turkish President could face arrest in Sweden over ‘genocide’ lawsuit

Swedish lawmakers have filed a complaint against the Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, accusing him of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. Five MPs filed the lawsuit with Sweden’s public prosecutor for Mr Erdogan’s role in the bloody conflict … Continue reading

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Churches in Turkey being wiped out

Turkey was once considered to be the model of a secular, modern Muslim democracy. Today, Christians are being purged from that country. The most notable symbol of that transformation is the Hagia Sophia. Once a Christian church, it was sacked … Continue reading

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