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Forced Islamisation of Armenians raises questions about today's Turkey
Ethnic and religious cleansing accompanied the genocide perpetrated by the Young Turks and the construction of Ataturk's new Turkey. Millions of Turks are related to Armenians. Crypto-Armenians and Crypto-Christians are now breaking their silence.
26/04/2016 09:05:00 SYRIA - TURKEY
In memory of the genocide, Armenian districts of Aleppo bombarded. Christians rail against Assad
Explosions also in Yerevan and Karabakh. The Aleppo Armenians accuse the "Islamic terrorists" backed by Turkey, of using raids to "commemorate" the anniversary of the genocide. Fires in the districts of Suleymaniye and Ashrafieh. 17 Armenians killed, including three children and a woman. For the first time, in Yerevan, a bus packed with explosives is detonated .
17/04/2015 TURKEY – EUROPEAN UNION – VATI
Armenian Genocide: Turkish politicians criticise the EU; Mufti reacts to pope’s words threatening to turn Saint Sophia into a mosque
Erdogan’s moderate Islamist party as well as the Kemalist and right wing nationalist parties issue a statement slamming the European parliament as “partial” and “intolerant”. For the mufti of Ankara, Pope Francis’ statement was "extremely spectacular." For the first time in 85 years, a passage from the Qur’an was recited at Saint Sophia. A symposium during Holy Birth Week was held in Istanbul on “The Prophet and Cohabitation Ethics and Law".
For the first time Ankara sends "condolences" to Armenians for (unmentioned) genocide
Erdogan's message for April 24, memorial of the "Great Evil" . The document does not acknowledge any responsibility, but expresses support for historical research and talks about "our shared future”.
A Turkish court blocks a conference on the Armenian genocide
This is the second time the meeting has been called off: among participants are several academics critical of the official government version about what happened in World War I.
27/07/2016 17:03:00 EGYPT – TURKEY
Motion goes before Egyptian parliament to recognise the Armenian genocide
Parliamentarians call on the UN and the international community to have every country recognise this as a crime against humanity. Turkey is accused of being "colonialist at its base, founded on gigantic crimes". Egypt had documents showing the Ottoman Empire's intention to eliminate the Armenians, but they were torched in Alexandria on Erdogan’s direct orders.
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