Turkey’s Ethnic Armenians Wary About Future

Several thousand ethnic Armenians living in Turkey and Armenians from abroad attend a historic mass in September 2010 at the Holy Cross Church, closed since 1915, in eastern Turkey. The Turkish government is slowly beginning to publicly acknowledge the widespread killing of hundreds of thousands ethnic Armenians by Turkey’s then Ottoman rulers 100 years ago. (Photo: Yigal Schleifer)

The upcoming 100th anniversary of the Medz Yeghern, or the “Great Catastrophe,” is highlighting the mixed feelings that Turkey’s tiny ethnic Armenian minority has for President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s administration.

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Dorian Jones is a freelance reporter based in Istanbul.

Turkey’s Ethnic Armenians Wary About Future

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