In support of United Nations (UN) World Environment Day, ATAAis pleased to announce its first-ever “The 2021 World Environment Day Science Project Competition.
Today, we respectfully commemorate the 106th anniversary of the Battle of Çanakkale/Gallipoli as a great national victory; the day allied warships were repelled by the courage and sacrifice.
March 13, 2021, Alexandria, VA | The Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA), which represents the interests of over half million Turkish Americans living in the United States, strongly condemns California Governor Gavin Newsom's grave decision not to oppose the release of Armenian Terrorist Hampig Sassounian who was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to [...]
It's with great sadness that the Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) announces the death of its honorary Board of Trustees Member, Tunca Iskir, who passed away on March 11, 2021 at the age of 79 in Istanbul, Turkey.
March 9, 1983 | Belgrade, Yugoslavia Galip Balkar, Turkish Ambassador to Yugoslavia On March 9, 1983, two Armenian gunmen assassinated the Turkish Ambassador to Yugoslavia, Galip Balkar, and seriously wound his chauffeur, Necati Kayar, in central Belgrade. Galip Balkar died on March 11 in the neurosurgical clinic in Belgrade where he was in critical condition after [...]
The Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) commemorates the 29th anniversary of the Khojaly massacre, which claimed the lives of hundreds of Azerbaijani civilians from the town of Khojaly located in the Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan. As Human Rights Watch documented, the Armenian Armed Forces, reportedly backed by soldiers from the 366th Motor Rifle Regiment of [...]
Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) and ATAA Committee on UN Relations proudly present: THE IMPACT OF TURKISH WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES The theme of the 2021 International Day of Women: CHOOSE TO CHALLENGE On the observance of International Day of Women (March 8) and in support of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)5: Gender Equality Sunday, [...]
February 15, 2021, Alexandria, VA | The Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) strongly condemns the execution of 13 Turkish hostages including Turkish soldiers, police officers and civilians held by outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) terrorists in northern Iraq. Since 1984, the PKK, designated by the United States, NATO and EU as a terrorist organization, has [...]
For more information, please click on the link below: ATKB Webinar Brochure NEW YORK ATATÜRK SCHOOL Founded and sponsored by Turkish Women’s League of America (TWLA) since 1971, New York Atatürk School has hundreds of alumni and is the oldest established weekend Turkish educational institution in New York. As a forerunner institution promoting the educational [...]
Mehmet Baydar Turkish Consul General Bahadır Demir Turkish Vice Consul Kemal Arıkan Turkish Consul General January 27, 1973: Santa Barbara, California 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 [...]