Turkish diplomats assassinated by ASALA commemorated in Igdir

Consul General Mehmet Baydar and Consul Bahadir Demir, the first Turkish diplomats who fell victim to ASALA terror, were commemorated with a ceremony held Thursday in Igdir. Citizens, representatives of civil organizations and reporters attended the ceremony held at the Genocide Monument and Museum in Igdir. ASALA (Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia) […]

Greece, Armenia ‘butchered’ by Turkey in past, Greek president says

Greece and Armenia were “butchered” by Turkey in their past, the Greek president told his Armenian counterpart Tuesday as he bemoaned a costly arms race with Ankara that helped create Greece’s vast debts. “We were butchered by the same barbarian,” President Karolos Papoulias told his counterpart Serge Sarkisian, who began a three-day visit on Tuesday. […]

Turkish Coalition of America Releases an Annotated Map of Forced Migration and Mortality in the Ottoman Empire

The breakup of the Ottoman Empire set thousands upon thousands of forlorn refugees on the move. Most western chronicles of this era focus only on those of the Christian faith who suffered. Turkish Coalition of America is now publishing an annotated map displaying the trails of 5 million Ottoman Muslims who were displaced from the Balkans, […]

Celebrating the most ancient Christmas Day

Christmas is just around the corner – this time Armenian Christmas, which is held on Jan. 6, a tradition established to commemorate both the birth and baptism of Jesus Christ. The reason Jan. 6 was chosen as the date to commemorate the life of Jesus apparently stemmed from the ancient notion that prophets always died […]