Prof. Taner Akcam of UCLA wrote a revealing article in Turkish, in Istanbul’s Armenian Agos newspaper on March 31, 2023, regarding the Turkish government’s brutal massacre of tens of thousands of minorities in Dersim, an Eastern province of Turkey, in 1938.
- Harut Sassounian
- The California Courier
The article was titled:
“[President] Mustafa Kemal and [Prime Minister] Ismet Inonu ordered the use of poison gas during the Dersim massacre.”
While this is not the first time this information has been revealed, Prof. Akcam uncovered additional Turkish documents that confirm the details of this horrible massacre ordered by Ataturk and…