night of February 25-26, 1992
Armenian forces committed the heaviest torture and killed 613 Azeri and Ahiska Turkic civilians, including 106 women and 83 children. 487 people survived with serious injuries. 1,275 people were taken prisoner and 150 people disappeared. Twenty-six children were orphans, and 130 children lost one of their parents.
GENOCIDES OVERLOOKED IN HISTORY
EDUCATING THE NEXT GENERATION ABOUT GENOCIDE AND MASS ATROCITY ATTEMPTS AGAINST TURKIC PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD
The Turkish Genocide Studies Center is dedicated to the study of genocide, mass atrocities, crimes against humanity the world community tend to skip or ignore, and their long-term consequences. The Center is the first and only organization of its kind, with a unique research programs and a groundbreaking Postdoctoral Fellowships, informative events. Since 2020 it has established itself as the leading platform for researchers around the world and graduate students studying human rights, cultural studies, history, law and politics and genocides against Turkic Communities in broader Eurasian region. As conveners of a vigorous series of international symposia, workshops, and conferences that widen the frontiers of genocide studies by introducing less well-known instances and creative methodologies, Center members nurture essential study and spawn major ideas.
The origins, perpetration, and effects of genocide are complicated, necessitating varied remedies. The Center is dedicated to breaking down barriers in order to create more understanding and to train professionals who will seek answers, provide healing and assistance, education, and memorialization possibilities.
Warning: The research facilities, recongition and memorialization of the Turkish Genocide are not an attack on the people of other countries or other nationalities. The aim of our center is to investigate crimes against humanity and systematic genocides committed against Turks throughout history, to reveal confidential and covert information and documents, and to counter distorted and fabricated opinions.
MEMORIALS REMEMBRANCE TOURS
invites people from all around the world to explore, rediscover and remember the traces of genocide, crimes and atrocities against Turks of Anatolia and Azerbaijan. This is a powerful way for people to learn about the realities of the conflict started between armenian and turkish people and those affected by massacres and genocide attempts and the importance of peace. During the program you will be able to see actual places, sites, buildings and other remains of the events in Turkey and Azerbaijan, to research the archival documents, to hear stories of the victims' descendants...
Azerbaijan: It is possible to see the traces of mass murders in Shamakhi, Zangezur, Lankaran and Guba even today.
Anatolian region: The massacres of Armenians against unarmed civilians during the First World War were revealed by the excavations of mass graves. The findings obtained during the excavations prove that the Armenian gangs massacred the Muslim population with inhuman tortures.
Documentary about Khojaly Genocide
Organized by Genocide Studies Platform (financed by IKSAD) - the World GENOCIDE Studies discussion meeting is going on.. Genocide issues have been studied unilaterally and one sided, ignoring important events and verifiable accounts, and sometimes relying on dubious or prejudiced sources and even falsified documents. Our organization and events come into play at this point. All genocide and genocide attempts, whose voices are not heard or underestimated in the world, and which are briefly called "massacres" on a large or small scale, maintain the importance of being investigated and announced impartially.
To end the one-sided portrayal of genoides we need to construct new alternative paradigm to mainstream discourses...