Die Bombardierungen im assyrischen Viertel der Stadt Qamishli, in Syrien versetzten das assyrische Volk in tiefer Trauer. Auch die Gemeinde des Assyrischen Mesopotamien Verein Augsburg reagierte über diese Tragödie sehr betroffen und zeigte daher Solidarität für die Angehörigen der Opfer. Der Verein organisierte mit dem Zentralverband der Assyrischen Vereinigungen in Deutschland und der ADO Europa […]
Update about Assyrians in Idil (Azeckh) 2016-02-29 13:40 The Assyrian Samuel Suleyman who yesterday was arrested by the Turkish police has been released. Samuel was arrested alongide several journalists who covered the events in Idil (Azeckh). This morning he was before a prosecutor, and after questioning he was released. We have also had it confirmed […]
Last year, the whole world witnessed how ISIS destroyed Assyrian heritage. But in the Kurdish controlled parts of northern Iraq, there is another ongoing destruction, albeit a quiet one. To stop this destruction, the Assyrian politician, Yacoob G Yaco, has raised the issue and demanded answers from the KRG government to take responsibility and protect […]
Wednesday, February 17 2016, the Assyrian human rights activist Sawo Ide Oshana was arrested by the Turkish police.
The 22nd of April 2015 five men from the YPG-milisia murdered David Jendo and enjured his friend Elias Naser. Assyria TV is in touch with Elias Naser and asks him how he is doing now, almost a year later.
Yesterday a short program was published, where Assyria TV interviewed the Assyrians from Khabour who spoke about how Dowronoye’s militia, MFS, assaulted one of the members of the Khabour Military Council, and threatened others by saying ”MFS will take over the control of Khabour”. The program was in the Eastern Assyrian dialect, and many viewers […]
Yesterday IS released 43 Assyrians who were abducted when the IS attacked Assyrian villages in Khabour a year ago. The news of the 43 released Assyrians were conveyed in a way as if all the Assyrians were released. This is not true. There are still seven Assyrians held hostage by IS. The people who are held hostages are: […]
Yesterday IS released 43 Assyrians who were abducted when the IS attacked Assyrian villages in Khabour a year ago. The news of the 43 released Assyrians were conveyed in a way as if all the Assyrians were released. This is not true. There are still seven Assyrians held hostage by IS. The people who are […]
The situation in Turkey is deteriorating and becoming more serious. In southeastern Turkey there is an outright war between Kurdish guerrillas and the Turkish military. As always, the Assyrians are caught in the middle of something they have no part of and suffer the worst. Today’s program will discuss which direction Turkey taking, if there […]
Last week, the Assyrian security force, Khabour Military Council, along with several other military units participated in a joint operation against the terrorist group IS in the area Shaddade. During the fighting, one of Khabour Military Councils soldiers was martyred. When the units returned to their bases, fights arose and the Dawronoye group’s armed militia […]
The Institut Syriaque of Belgium and the Archeoforum of Liège present an exhibition on the Assyrian genocide ”Seyfo 1915” wich is helding in Liege-Belgium from 28 January 2016 to 5 March 2016. During the opening, on Saturday 30 January, around 150 people were present, including the Budget Minister, two federal deputy, the first deputy mayor […]
Vater Benjamin empfängt uns mit einem bezaubernden Lächeln am Eingang der Assyrisch – Chaldäischen Kirche, die den Namen „Mar Shemmon Bar Sabbae“ trägt. Benannt nach dem Heiligen Simon und zwischen 2004 und 2009 in Tiflis, der Hauptstadt Georgiens, fertig gestellt. Vater Benny Beth Yadegar kam bereits 1994 nach Georgien, um der chaldäisch – katholischen Minderheit […]
Ungefähr 35 km nördlich von Tiflis liegt das assyrische Dorf Kanda, welches ca. 2000 Einwohner zählt. Ungefähr 40 % – 60 % sprechen noch den ostassyrischen Dialekt, Madncha genannt und heute noch im Iran, im Irak verbreitet. Vereinzelt wird „Madncha“ auch noch in der türkischen Provinz Hakkari gesprochen. Viele Einwohner in der Gemeinde haben auch […]
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 the Turkish security forces stormed the apartment of Sawo Ide Oshana in Midyat, Turkey. The police took his computer and other notes. Thereafter, Sawo and wife were taken into interrogation. Today in the afternoon, the police released Sawo’s wife but he was arrested on charges of collaborating with a terrorist organization. […]
We have contacted the Assyrians of Azech who tell us that the Turkish security forces have left the Assyrian areas. According to our sources, the police have stormed several Assyrian homes to search for PKK rebels. Assyrian homes that stood empty have been stormed and breaken into. In the hunt after PKK guerillas, the security […]
Assyria TV has just been in touch with Assyrians who still live in Azakh. The person who answered the phone could barely speak, and with tears in her voice she said Turkish security forces had stormed the house and she could not talk. Why the Turkish security forces stormed Assyrian houses is still unclear. For […]
As one of few Assyrian organizations from Europe, the Assyrian Federation of Sweden recently conducted a five-day visit to Qamishli, Khabour and Hassake in Syrian Assyria. The visit took place within the framework of the assistance project Khabour River Project which the Assyrian Federation operates since a while back.
Naila Bulun the chairman of the Women of the Assyrian Association in Gütersloh told in the interview about her volunteer work with the refugees. She speaks Arabic and Kurdish language very well and could thus accompanied in 2015 about 200 fugitives in their first authority steps in Gütersloh. Whether it was the Assyrians, Arabs or […]
The European Parliament recognized the ongoing persecutions of Assyrians and Yezidis in Iraq and Syria as genocide the 4th of February. Several organizations such as ADFA, A Demand For Action, and politicians such as Lars Adaktusson worked for recognition of the genocide. Spontaneously, many Assyrians have celebrated the decision. But what does the decision mean […]
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