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Assyrian Genocide Centennial Commemoration, Monument Dedication to Be Held in Grafton | Armenian Weekly

22.10.15

Assyrian Genocide Centennial Commemoration, Monument Dedication to Be Held in Grafton | Armenian Weekly: In the aftermath of the first genocide of the 20th century, Assyrian survivors began to arrive in Massachusetts, now one of the oldest Assyrian communities in the United States. They found work in Lowell, Watertown, and Worcester in the many factories producing textiles. They came following the persecution of non-Muslims that escalated during the 1890’s in Ottoman Turkey but culminated in a protracted struggle in which Turks, Kurds, Circassians, and other Muslim groups nearly succeeded in removing all Christians from eastern Turkey.


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