Massacre of Armenians - Khotorjur

Massacre of Armenians – Khotorjur and Neighboring Settlements in 1915

The urban-type settlement of Khotorjur was the center of Kiskim of the same-named province of the Erzurum region inhabited by Armenians. The 7.000 Armenians of this village were Catholics, hence its colloquial name “little Rome”. By the order of the Turkish government, the deportation of Armenians from Khotorjur and neighboring villages to Mesopotamia was carried …

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