Tag: Turkey

Three suspects released after dancing on Armenian church gate

Three men were detained in their homes after videos circulated of them dancing on a large gate to an Armenian Church in Istanbul.

Turkish church attacked and desecrated

Mehre is a historically Assyrian Christian village that has often been victimised by ongoing conflicts.

Church Attacked and Desecrated in Eastern Turkey

The attack was mainly to destroy Christian items and relics.

Kurdistan region pledges protection of Christian rights

The Nineveh plains and northern Iraq is home to many of the country’s remaining Christians.

Cyprus religious leaders condemn party at historic monastery

It is the only Armenian monastery on the island and an important historical site for the community living there.

Christian Couple Face Deportation from Turkey

On March 2, 2021, a married foreign couple living in Turkey were taken to a deportation center.

Azerbaijan seizes Armenian heritage artifacts

Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh representatives appealed via Russian peacekeepers for their return, although unsuccesfully.

Armenian soldiers killed despite ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh

Gasparyan is just one of the many Armenians who lost their lives in the Nagorno-Karabakh war.

New hearing for monk accused of terrorism because he gave a piece of bread

Fr Sefer (Aho) Bileçen, an Assyrian clergyman, is on trial for feeding some members of the PKK.

A nineteenth century Armenian church put up for sale in Turkey

Armenian Christian heritage continues to be slowly erased from Turkish soil.