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Nikki Marczak. History repeats for Christian Assyrians

Current Affairs As ISIL continues its brutal rampage across Iraq and Syria, a recent United Nations report found that ethnic and religious minorities are facing crimes against humanity, and even genocide. For Christian Assyrians, these atrocities evoke terrible memories of … Continue reading

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Judith Crispin. Anzac day, the Armenian Genocide and destruction of cultural heritage in the Caucasus.

“Generally speaking, genocide does not necessarily mean the immediate destruction of a nation, except when accomplished by mass killings of all members of a nation. It is intended rather to signify a coordinated plan of different actions aiming at the … Continue reading

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John Tulloh. An inconvenient centenary Turkey prefers to ignore.

     The Gallipoli battle aside, you can be sure that Turkey will not be commemorating the centenary of another major event in its history this month. A few hours before Australian, New Zealand and other allied forces landed at … Continue reading

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Vicken Babkenian. Gallipoli’s inconvenient ‘other side’.

Leading up to the Gallipoli centenary, a growing trend emerged in Australia of presenting the ‘other side’ of the story. From popular books, official histories, films and academic conferences, the ‘Turkish’ perspective of Gallipoli became widely told.[1] According to this … Continue reading

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