A nice piece from Efe Kerem Sözeri (@efekerem): “History of #KampArmen in 20 images”

History of #KampArmen in 20 images

The story of an Armenian orphanage in Istanbul tells what happened to Armenians in Turkey after 1915.

The modern Turkish state confiscated properties of non-Muslims starting from 1915. After the genocide, “abandoned properties commission” sold Armenian goods by public auctions. In 1942, Wealth Tax forced wealthy non-Muslims to sell their properties. 1955 Istanbul Pogrom created more “abandoned” properties to change hands to Turkish owners.

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