What do Kurds think of the Seyfo / Assyrian Massacres ? Do you consider it to be a genocide ? : AskGreaterMiddleEast
Remembering the Assyrian Genocide: An Interview with Sabri Atman
The Assyrian Genocide of 1915
Even though the Ottoman army had committed atrocities against Christians there during its occupation, the high-pitched Assyrian demand for territorial compensation from Iran could not be presented at the conference.
Can anyone comment on why Armenia has not yet recognized the Assyrian Genocide? Explaining that the genocide is called Seyfo Sayfo in the Assyriac language among Assyrians, Steensland said that in the massacre people were forced to migrate, massacres and executions took place and women and children were raped.
Reshid planned to replace the Christians of Diyarbekir with selected, approved Muslim settlers in order to counterbalance potentially rebellious Kurds, but in practice the areas were resettled by Kurds and the genocide ultimately consolidated the Kurdish presence in Diyarbekir.