Category Archives: Persecution of Christians

The Greek Genocide: Deportations

One of the primary methods used to bring about the destruction of Greek (Rum) communities in the Ottoman Empire during the Greek Genocide (1913-1923) was deportation.

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Christians Face Genocide in Middle East

By Joshua Philipp Christians are the target of genocide in the Middle East, where they face enslavement, rape, murder, and violence under the rule of Islamic extremists. When trying to flee, they face continuing threats to their lives in Europe’s … Continue reading

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Europe: Destroyed by the West’s Indifference?

by Giulio Meotti There are pictures one cannot forget — for instance, of Russian troops hoisting their flag over burning Berlin in 1945. It was the end of Nazism but the rise of Communism. Another photo is of U.S. Marines … Continue reading

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Turkey Uncensored: The Last Orthodox Patriarch in Turkey?

By Uzay Bulut The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, the spiritual center of Orthodox Christianity which is based in Turkey, is unable to train clergy and potential successors for the position of patriarch. The reason is that the Halki Seminary, the … Continue reading

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Church of Antioch Patriarch: ‘Without Christians in the Middle East, There Is No Middle East’

by Penny Starr The leader of the ancient Antioch Christian church in the Middle East said on Tuesday that Christians are essential for a lasting peace in the region.

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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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Turkey playing on the card of Islam in Albania?

By Katarina Andelkovic In the years following the demise of communism in Albania, Turkey emerged as an important factor to shape Albania’s transition from a totalitarian regime to a pluralistic democratic one. The aim of Turkey’s foreign policy towards the … Continue reading

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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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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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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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