SAYFO an Account of the Assyrian Genocide


Published in 2021, Sayfo is based on surviving eyewitness accounts of the Assyrian genocide, penned by a seminarian from greater Tur Abdin (southeast of the modern Turkish state). The viewpoint is relatively unknown and seldom discussed. This text, which has been translated and annotated by a master of Syriac who also knows a lot about modern Assyrian history, is a rare chance for new research. The killing of the Assyrians is one of the worst things that people have forgotten

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A book on the attitude of the Vatican towards the Genocide of 1915

Abuna Fikri Gabriel

Grandson of a survivor of the 1915 genocide, born in Turabdin, southeastern Turkey, Abuna Fikri Gabriel is a Doctor of Theology from the Catholic University of Louvain, Professor of Catholic religion at the Saint Laurent-Liège Institute and a Priest at the Syriac Church in Liège. He has published two essays in the Review of Ecclesiastical History, the Vatican faced with the genocide of Armenians and Syriacs (Brepols 2016) and in Cahier de la revue théologique de Louvain 46, Syriacs and Turks, what

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History has been rewritten in California

The Assyrian genocide of 1915 in the Ottoman Empire and the Simele massacre of 1933 have been recognized by the State of California recently. Read the full resolution text here, that has passed on September 9, 2019: The decision was made unanimously, with both Democratic and Republican assembly members behind the resolution.  Assyrian Christians — often simply referred to as Assyrians— are an ethnic minority group whose origins lie in the Assyrian Empire, a major power in the ancient

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Amerika’nın Kaliforniya Eyaletinde Tarihi Adım

Amerika’nın Kaliforniya Eyaletinde Tarihi Adım Osmanlı Türkiye’sinde gerçekleşen Asur 1915 (Süryani) soykırımı ve Irak’ın Simele şehrinde Irak ordusu tarafından 1933 yılında gerçekleşen Simele katliamını resmen tanıdı. Seyfo Center’in uzun bir süreden beri yaptığı çok yönlü çalışmalar ürünlerini verdi. Başarıyla sürdürülen çalışma sonucu Demokrat ve Cumhuriyetçi Meclis üyeleri ile birlikte bir önerge üzerine anlaşıldı. Bu önergede Osmanlı İmparatorluğunda 1915 yılında gerçekleşen soykırım ile; 1933 yılında Irak’ın Simele şehrinde gerçekleşen katliamın lanetlenmesi ve tanınması oy birliğiyle karara bağlandı. Amerika’nın 50 eyaletinden 49’u Ermeni

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