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Armenian, Assyrian and Hellenic Genocide Denial in All Turkish Schools

Posted: Monday, June 23, 2003 at 01:21 PM CT


Turkish and Armenian news sources have confirmed that Turkey's National Education Minister Huseyin Celik issued a decree on April 14th ordering all primary and secondary schools to teach classes and hold essay contests denying the Armenian Genocide and the genocidal campaigns carried out against the Greek and Assyrian communities in the early part of the 20th century.

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