Seyfo Center

Interview einer Armenischen Webseite mit Sabri Atman

Am 10. Januar veröffentlichte die armenische Webseite „panorama“ ein Interview mit dem Gründer des Seyfo Centers, Sabri Atman. Im Interview, welches in englischer Sprache ist, geht Atman zunächst auf die historischen Aspekte des assyrischen Völkermordes von 1915 ein, beantwortet Fragen zum Seyfo Center und stellt schließlich die Erwartungen der Assyrer an die Türkei klar. Weiterlesen

Ahmet Türk

Kurdish Politician in Turkey Apologizes to Armenians, Assyrians for 1915 Genocide

(AINA) — Ahmet Türk, the Co-Chairman of the Democratic Society Congress (DTK), a pro-kurdish party in Turkey, said that Kurds were part of the policies implemented in 1915 against the Armenians, Assyrians and Yezidies. „The Kurds have their share in that as well,“ he said. „Our grandparents persecuted these people. As descendands, we apologize to them.“ Weiterlesen

Thea Halo

The door is now open and Assyrians should do more

In Seyfo Center’s next instalment of interviews with Assyrian Genocide scholars and activists, Joseph Haweil spoke with author and recognition advocate, Thea Halo. First published in 2000, Halo’s acclaimed book Not Even My Name, brought wider public attention to the Assyrian and Greek genocides. The book narrates the experiences of Sano, Thea Halo’s mother, during the genocide and her survival against a seemingly insurmountable and calculated campaign of horror. Weiterlesen

Letter to Serzh A. Sargsyan

Scholars Urge Armenia to Officially Recognize Assyrian Genocide

(AINA) — The Assyrian Genocide Research Center (Seyfo), based in Sweden, has sent a letter to Serzh A. Sargsyan, the President of the Republic of Armenia, urging Armenia to officially recognize the Assyrian genocide, which occurred simultaneously with the Armenian Genocide. Assyrians, Armenians and Greeks were all victims of genocide between 1914 and 1923, a campaign which aimed, and succeeded, in cleansing the Ottoman Empire of most of it’s Christian subjects. Nearly three million Assyrians, Armenains and Greeks were killed during that period. The letter was signed by 36 organizations and 22 scholars. Here’s is the text of the letter. Weiterlesen

Recognice the Assyrian Genocide

Scholars Call for Israeli Recognition of the Assyrian Genocide

In a significant milestone for efforts towards the worldwide recognition of the Assyrian genocide, nearly thirty internationally renowned holocaust and genocide scholars, and Assyrian and Greek social, cultural and religious groups, have written to the Israeli Knesset calling for the inclusion of Assyrians and Greeks in the Knesset’s forthcoming legislation on remembrance of the Armenian genocide. Weiterlesen