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Armenian Diaspora Dangerous For Turkey, Turkish Historian Considers

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  • Armenian Diaspora Dangerous For Turkey, Turkish Historian Considers

    ARMENIAN DIASPORA DANGEROUS FOR TURKEY, TURKISH HISTORIAN CONSIDERS

    PanArmenian News Network
    July 18 2005

    18.07.2005 06:08

    /PanARMENIAN.Net/ There is no political pressure on the discussion of
    the Armenian issue, Professor Hikmet Ozdemir, head of the Armenian
    Studies Department at the Turkish Union of Historians stated when
    asked why the open discussion of the Armenian issue is under political
    pressure, Die Welt reports. When commenting on the negative statements
    by Turkish Foreign Minister on the Armenian Genocide Conference
    in Istanbul Ozdemir noted that no one forced the initiators to
    cancel the conference. In his words, Turkey refrained from the
    discussions of the Armenian issue due to the unwillingness to reopen
    old wounds. "The Armenian Diaspora has convinced the whole world in
    the thesis of Genocide and this prejudice can have grave consequences
    for Turkey. We urge international discussion of the issue. We have
    opened our archives. We request all other participants of the First
    World War to produce the documents they possess", Ozdemir stated.
    [url]http://www.ArmenianAncestry.com[/url] - [COLOR="Red"]Armenian[/COLOR] [COLOR="Blue"]Genealogy[/COLOR] [COLOR="Orange"]Forum[/COLOR]

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    Turkey and Turks,
    Ever hear the good old saying "What you sow, you shall reap". You made your bed, now lay in it. There wouldn't be such a diaspora, let alone one causing you "problems" if you hadn't committed Genocide, and then allowed your new republic to foolishly deny it for 90 years. We are not going away - We're here to stay. Either get used to us, or recognize the Armenian Genocide so we can all try to get along again...
    [url]http://www.ArmenianAncestry.com[/url] - [COLOR="Red"]Armenian[/COLOR] [COLOR="Blue"]Genealogy[/COLOR] [COLOR="Orange"]Forum[/COLOR]

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Hovik
      There wouldn't be such a diaspora, let alone one causing you "problems" if you hadn't committed Genocide, and then allowed your new republic to foolishly deny it for 90 years.
      Thank you!

      I've noticed it myself, Turks blame the genocide "allegations" on the diaspora... but interestingly enough, every other diasporan has lost some family members in the genocide. My great grandma for example, escaped the genocide after her entire family was massacred, went to Russia and then moved to Iran and got married there! Her kids and grand kids are now all over the world... the result of the genocide. Perhaps that's the main reason why the diaspora is super sensitive on this issue. No wonder Turks don't like us!
      [COLOR="Lime"][CENTER][B]GIVE US A REASON TO FORGIVE, RECOGNIZE THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE[/B][/CENTER][/COLOR]

      [CENTER][I][COLOR="Red"][B]"We must remind the Turkish Government that when they had Sultan Abdul Hamid, we had Andranik Pasha, Serob Aghbyur, and Gevorg Chaush. When they had Taleat pasha, we had Soghomon Tehleryan. New Hrants will be born, and our struggle will go on. [/B][/COLOR][/I][/CENTER]

      [COLOR="Black"][CENTER][B]"Hrant Dink's murder is tragic proof that the Turkish government - through its campaign of denial, threats and intimidation against the recognition of the Armenian Genocide - continues to fuel the same hatred and intolerance that initially led to this crime against humanity more than 90 years ago."[/B][/CENTER][/COLOR]

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