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Turkey: Mock Armenian Hangings

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Middle East & North Africa, Armenia, Turkey, Ethnicity & Race, History, International Relations, Migration & Immigration, Photography, Politics, War & Conflict

Blogian posts some disturbing photographs [1] of the celebration of the 90th Anniversary of the Turkish liberation of Erzurum. Claimed by both Armenians and Turks, the city featured re-enactments of the hanging of Armenian bandits which were viewed by children. The blogger notes that even nationalist Turkish newspapers were critical of the celebration.