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 ...