Ethnic Conflict and Social Peace

As War Grinds On In Caucasus, Turkey’s Armenians Feel the Heat

The flare-up of a conflict in the southern Caucasus has an imminent fallout in Turkey where Turkish-Armenians face a loyalty test and hate speech once again.

Abdullah Ayasun
Nov 4, 2020 · 4 min read
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“Whenever something happens [in the southern Caucasus], we are immediately declared as disloyal to this country. Our patriotic love for Turkey can never be questioned. Stop portraying us as traitors!”

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Kids play in the city of Shushi in Nagorno-Karabakh. (Photo: Getty Images)

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Abdullah Ayasun

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Virginia-based journalist and writer. Politics, culture, art, and technology. American political affairs, Turkey, the MidEast, and beyond. Twitter: @abyasun

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Abdullah Ayasun

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Virginia-based journalist and writer. Politics, culture, art, and technology. American political affairs, Turkey, the MidEast, and beyond. Twitter: @abyasun

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News and ideas worthy of discourse. Fundamentally informative and intelligently analytical.

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