Day: September 2, 2018

The Turks Destroyed History in the Fortress of Van in Western Armenia

During the so-called restoration works, the historic fortress in the city of Van (Western Armenia, present-day Turkey) built in the era of the Kingdom of Van (Urartu) three thousand years ago was severely damaged. Hundreds of historical manuscripts, staircases, fortress roads, and structures were destroyed under the pretext of excavations both before and after the

Desecration of an Armenian Cemetery on Akhtamar Island, Western Armenia

The Turkish government encourages the desecration of an ancient Armenian cemetery. Only four years ago, church services were carried out in the Cathedral of Holy Cross of Akhtamar in Lake Van (Western Armenia, now occupied by Turkey). This structure has a significant religious and historical value for Armenians. Some time ago, the Turkish government prohibited