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Assyrian Organizations Condemn Turkey’s Seizure of Assyrian Properties

July 13, 2017 Featured
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 […]

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Turkey Says it Cancelled Decision to Seize Assyrian Churches and Monasteries

July 8, 2017 Featured
The Assyrian St. Gabriel Monastery in Mardin, Turkey, established in 397 A.D.

AINA – July 2017 (AINA) — The Doğan News Agency reported yesterday that Turkey has cancelled its decision to transfer the ownership of 50 Assyrian churches and monasteries to the diyanet, the Turkish Directorate of Religious Affairs. The Mardin governor’s office said the issue must be legally resolved, and until it is the properties in question […]

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