Erdogan: Operation against Gaza is a massacre ??
Turkish civilians and soldiers watching their Armenians victims Severe speech before the Turkish Parliament, Turkish Prime M. Erdogan Valid the Israeli operation against Gaza rally, called an international intervention. "Israel can not clean the blood on her hands by using excuses”
Jewish deportees from Tel Aviv, 1917. Photo: Beno Rotanberge Passover Eve, 1917 The commander of the Turkish Front ordered divorced all residents of Jaffa and Tel - Aviv Deportees had difficulty dealing with the harsh conditions. Many did not last and died from exhaustion, disease and dysentery, typhoid cholera. Over 1500 men, women and children perished during the deportation of 18 months
Kurds are a minority, which constitutes about 20% of Turkey's population, who aspire to self-determination and independence. They rebelled at 1925. Turkish government brutally suppressed the rebellion The next revolt broke in - 1938 / 9 also brutally suppressed, using the deadly gas, which killed thousands of Kurds
Midst of World War Two, 770 Jews immigrants were on the rickety ship "Struma", Flee from fascist Romania, hoping to get passports in Istanbul, through which they could enter Palestine. The passengers were left at Istanbul quarantined and forbidden to get off the ship (but eight of them). The immigrants were left on board, the supply received from the Jewish community in Istanbul, until supplies ran out. Inside the ship under sub - Terms and dysentery disease broke out and passengers suffered from the cold, crowding, filth and starvation. Finally, the Turks decided to get rid of the "problem." On the night of February 23, 1942 “Struma” was dragged with a broken engine and broken anchor, by the Turkish ship to sea, out of Turkish territorial waters, where passengers were abandoned without food and water, hundreds of people crowded on board. Later the ship was sunk, apparently by a Russian submarine, and all illegal immigrants (except for one survivor) Plunged to death
The Turkish invasion against Cyprus caused 6,000 people killed
Mustafa Kemal Ata Turk, founder and first President of the Turkish Republic, the largest known figure of the 20th century As president for 15 years until his death in 1938, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk encouraged a wide range of changes and reforms in the fields - political, social, economic and cultural sphere similar to that of any country in the world Atatürk's legacy is still evident in the Turkish army, which sees itself as the guardian of secular Turkish nationalism. Is it ??