By Aisha Siddiqa Hassim, age 13 Earlier this year, parts of Turkey and Syria faced two catastrophic earthquakes. The combined effects of these earthquakes were disastrous and resulted in the death of over 50,000 people. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is facing criticism over the lack of preparedness and slow response after the earthquakes. The …
Thousands of people in Turkey are protesting government censorship of the Internet.
In April, 1915, the Ottoman Turkish government began a planned and organized genocide against its Armenian citizenship, killing 1.5 million people. Today, the Turkish government denies that genocide took place.
13-year-old Christapor Megherian reflects on the Armenian Genocide that began in April, 1915. “Many of my family members were killed or kidnapped by the Ottoman Turkish army.”
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