Assyrian Organizations Condemn Turkey’s Seizure of Assyrian Properties

The Assyrian St. Gabriel Monastery in Mardin, Turkey, established in 397 A.D.

AINA - July 2017 (AINA) -- Assyrian organizations in the United States and Europe have issued statements condemning Turkey's seizure of 50 Assyrian religious properties. In the U.S., five organizations signed a joint statement condemning the seizures, saying "...we appeal to our government, the United Nations, the European Union and all international institutions and Human Rights ...

Assyrian Genocide Monument Unveiled in Switzerland

20/6/16 Locarno (AINA) -- A genocide memorial monument for the victims of the Turkish genocide of Assyrians during World War One was unveiled yesterday in Locarno, Switzerland. The Turkish genocide occurred between 1915 and 1918 and targeted Assyrians, Armenians and Pontic Greeks -- the Christian subjects of the Ottoman Empire. 750,000 Assyrians were killed (75%), 1.5 ...

Memorial Garden Opened in France for Assyrian Genocide Victims

April 2016 Sarcelles, France (AINA) -- A memorial garden for the Assyrian victims of the Turkish genocide of Assyrians, Greeks and Armenians was opened on April 23. The event was organized by the Assyro-Chaldeens Association of France, in cooperation with city officials. The Turkish genocide of Christians occurred between 1915 and 1918 and claimed the lives of ...

Assyrian Genocide Monument Unveiled in Boston

AINA-25/10/15 Grafton, Massachusetts (AINA) -- An Assyrian genocide monument was unveiled today in Grafton, a suburb of Boston. The monument commemorates the Assyrians who were killed in the Turkish genocide of Assyrians, Pontic Greeks and Armenians between 1915 and 1918. The genocide targeted the Christian subjects of the Ottoman Empire and claimed the lives of 750,000 ...