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

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

Prof. Altuğ Taner Akçam

Young Assyrians the future of Assyrian genocide scholarship

Altuğ Taner Akçam is one of the first Turkish scholars to openly acknowledge and discuss the reality of the Armenian Genocide. Professor Akçam’s initial research topic was the history of political violence and torture in late Ottoman and early Republican Turkey. Since 1990, however, he has focused his attention on Turkish nationalism and the Armenian Genocide, with eleven books and numerous articles to his credit. Weiterlesen

Sweden said Yes!

Sweden Recognizes Assyrian, Greek and Armenian Genocide

Stockholm (AINA) — In a resolution adopted today, the Swedish parliament (the Riksdagen) referered to the World War I-era killings of 2.75 million Armenians, Assyrians (also known as Chaldeans and Syriacs) and Pontic Greeks by the Ottomans as a genocide. Turkey is regarded legally and politically as the successor state of the Ottoman Empire but vehemently rejects calling the killing genocide according to the U.N. definition adopted in 1948, insisting that those killed were victims of war and uprising. Weiterlesen