Seyfo

The Assyrian Genocide Monument in Belgium

Bannaux, Belgium (AINA) — On August 4, 2013 hundreds of Assyrians (also known as Chaldeans and Syriacs) and their friends from all over Europe gathered at the site of the Bannaux Sanctuary in the municipality of Sprimont/Belgium. At the heart of Europe people came together to unveil a monument commemorating the Assyrian victims of the genocide of 1915 perpetrated by the former Ottoman State (AINA 8-5-2013). 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

Denkmal für den Genozid an den Assyrern

Assyrisches Denkmal in Australien nochmals zerstört

Am Donnerstag, dem 5. April 2012, wurde zum zweiten mal das Assyrische Denkmal in Fairfield (Australien) beschmiert. Die Statue wurde zerstört und muss nun nochmals restauriert werden. Das Denkmal wurde errichtet, um an die 750000 ermordete Assyrer während des ersten Weltkrieges im Osmanischen Reich zu gedenken. 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