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Taksim – Istanbul Square At An Armenian Cemetery

Taksim – Istanbul Square

The most famous square in Istanbul, Taksim Square, is located on the site of the large Christian Armenian cemetery of Surb Hakob (St. Jacob) founded in the 16th century. The cemetery was so large that Armenian graves are still being discovered during the ongoing construction on Taksim Square. Today, the square houses prestigious hotels along …

Woodrow Wilson’s Memorandum to the Turkish Grand Vizier – 1919

Woodrow Wilson’s Memorandum

A telegram from the French High Commissioner in Constantinople regarding the actions of Admiral Bristol who had corresponded with the Turkish government without first consulting the Allied High Commission. Translation from French. August 23, 1919 “Admiral Bristol, the recently appointed US High Commissioner in Constantinople, sent on August 22 a critical memorandum to the Grand …

Garegin Nzhdeh – The Struggle of Sons Against Fathers

Garegin Nzhdeh – The Struggle of Sons

The worst thing is that our people are constantly convinced that they are weak, need someone else’s protection, and they thereby weaken themselves, deprive themselves of their will and ability to organize self-defense on their own. Instead of fully utilizing the spiritual powers of the nation, we began to look for patrons. Tomorrow, with such …

Azerbaijan Attempted to Appropriate The “Armenian Orphan Rug”

Azerbaijan Attempted to Appropriate

Moris Misak-Kelechyan’s presentation of the “Armenian Orphan Rug” dedicated to the unique Gazir carpet woven by the hands of Armenian girls who escaped from the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire in 1915 recently took place at the Glendale Central Library. The Azerbaijani side made some provocative statements, claiming that the carpet and its ornaments …

How History Was Written Under Stalin

How History Was Written Under Stalin

Recently, attacks on Georgia have become more frequent in the Russian-language media. The scheme of the attacks is old and has been unchanged since the Russians have first put foot in the region, with the obligatory elements of incitement, mainly Georgia against Armenia. Why is this particular vector of incitement, Georgia to Armenia, chosen? The …

Turkey “Corrects” Classics of European Literature

Turkey “Corrects” Classics

The Turkish government is trying to obtain the relics of Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker, one of the most revered saints in Christianity, from Italy. This story isn’t new – it has been repeatedly covered by the media. An increasingly Islamizing Turkey is eager to capitalize on Christian history. That is, Turkey needs Christian saints to …

The Ancient Village of Togh – Artsakh, Armenia

The Ancient Village of Togh

As a result of excavations in the village of Togh, the first floor of the Melik Yeghanyan Palace was discovered. Three years ago, excavations of the palace complex of Melik Yeghanyan began in the village of Togh. As they showed, what was on the surface of the earth and was considered by the locals a …

Islamized Armenians in Turkey Are Forbidden To Be Armenians – Hranush Kharatyan

Islamized Armenians in Turkey

Ethnographer Hranush Kharatyan on her Facebook page writes: “Armenia’s representative to the UN should spread information that Islamized Armenians in Turkey are still forbidden to be Armenians, and their children are not allowed to attend Armenian national schools. In accordance with the Turkish legislation, there are no Armenians in Turkey, there are Christian followers of …

Turkey Robbed Christians of Hundreds of Billions of Dollars

Turkey Robbed Christians

As history has shown, ethnic cleansing is always being accompanied by the expropriation of the values of repressed peoples and religious communities. Turkey plundered Christian, including Armenian and Greek, relics valued at tens of billions of dollars in 1915-1925. International humanitarian organizations and sources at UNESCO report, in particular, on the expropriation of Greek and …

Turkish Activist Urges to Expel Armenians from Turkey – Will There be a Real Response?

Turkish Activist

Discussions around the scandalous statement made by the representative of the ruling party of Turkey “Justice and Development Party” (AK Parti in Turkish) in the Başiskele district Süleyman Özkaraaslan continues. Recall that some time ago on his Twitter page, he wrote: “The Bulgarians who arrived in 1989, religiously-converted individuals (Islamized Jews) who arrived in 1950 …

Turkey Appropriates Armenian Ceramics

Turkey Appropriates Armenian Ceramics

The museums of the world contain a large amount of human wealth which over time has lost its origin. Such was the fate of the beautiful pottery samples taken from the city of Kütahya in present-day Turkey. In the Louvre, in the British Museum, this part of human art is referred to as “Turkish” or …

Freedom of Conscience in Turkey – Myth or Reality?

Freedom of Conscience in Turkey

The caves and catacombs covering the mountainside in the north of ancient Antioch (Antakya) were dug by the followers of Christ in the era of the Roman Empire to hide from the persecutions of pagan authorities. Nowadays, no one lives there for one reason only – there’s no one to. Christians in Islamic Turkey constitute …

Waste From Akhtala River Ends Up in Debed

Waste From Akhtala River Ends Up in Debed

Member of the SOS Alaverd initiative Oleg Dulgaryan on his Facebook page warns about the pollution of the Akhtala River which flows into the Debed River. He notes that the stream is full of waste. Ruben Shukhyan comment: Poison from mines flows into the Debed River, and this scene is actually common in Armenia for …