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ATAA Remembers Victims of Armenian Terrorism

January 27, 1973 - Santa Barbara, California MEHMET BAYDAR Turkish Consul General BAHADIR DEMIR Turkish Vice Consul On January 27, 1973, Armenian American extremist, Gourgen Yanikian, assassinated the Los Angeles Turkish Consul General Mehmet Baydar and Vice Consul Bahadir Demir, after inviting the Turkish diplomats to his hotel suite to present the Turkish Government with gifts. [...]

ATAA Remembers Victims of Armenian Terrorism2020-01-27T14:36:11-05:00

ATAA Calls for Donations for Victims of Earthquake in Elazig, Turkey

January 26, 2019 | The Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) conveys its deepest condolences to the victims of the devastating earthquake in eastern Turkey. The 6.8 magnitude quake took the lives of 38 people and left more than 1,600 injured. In light of this tragic event, ATAA is asking its members, Turkish Americans and friends [...]

ATAA Calls for Donations for Victims of Earthquake in Elazig, Turkey2020-01-26T11:29:09-05:00

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Today, the Turkish American Community honors the life and legacy of a remarkable man, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his commitment to equality and justice. Dr. King never wavered from his path of peaceful opposition to segregation and discrimination. Indeed, segregation was still exercised in America, one hundred years after the Civil War, which claimed [...]

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.2020-01-20T12:44:40-05:00