1922-1945 Between the years in Aleppo in 1915 survivors Armenians in action for the League of Nations Recovery Home and Orphanage Armenians who belong to the files running on the Danish historian Matthias Bjørnlund’l Danish government and the people in 1915 and the attitudes in Aleppo help We talked provider.
By: EMRE Dağlıoğlu
Armenocide. a while on the site, between the years of 1922-1945 in Aleppo Armenian survivors of the genocide in 1915 for operating the League of Nations Recovery Home and Orphanage is published in the rest of the files belonging to the Armenians. Taner Akcam, the Tigris Mites are doing this work, together with information on the state of Denmark and the Danish historian Matthias Bjørnlund’l in 1915 and the attitudes of the people we talked to charities in Aleppo.
What is the role of Denmark in 1915?
Danish state and government, in the audience during the Armenian Genocide. In particular, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark and the Danish people in general are aware of the ongoing process of destroying, but Denmark is a small, neutral country, in political circles in favor of Armenians can not be serious talk of an intervention. The same applies to after the genocide. At some point, the League of Nations and some other forces, from the Scandinavian countries of Western Armenia / Eastern Armenian survivors of the massacres in Anatolia and wants to take responsibility for the military and humanitarian. But this is not a realistic request. Scandinavian countries, they simply do not anticipate that such a responsibility and response, ‘no thanks’ is happening.
What is the reason for this attitude?
Military power was weak because of the Scandinavian countries. Experienced and highly motivated against Turkish troops in Anatolia, a fact that can not be chance. Would defeat, Denmark, Sweden and Norway governments knew. Therefore, they did not want to be a part of this work. “Armenian question is involved in the thought that they have something to gain.
During 1915 the West’s silence, can we say that applies to Scandinavia?
All of the West, we can say that the know. But Britain, Russia and France to win the war, more a matter of priority. In addition, Eastern Anatolia and Syria, in 1915 to stop the massacres and death is very difficult to intervene on behalf of, or even a place impossible. Already IT produced Der Zor to complete the destruction process of selecting such a remote area is not a coincidence. But the Ottoman Empire as an ally of Germany has a lot to do to stop the genocide but they also wanted to win the war first.
Danish people or the attitude of the officials in the Ottoman Empire, those of the states a bit different is not it?
In the course of World War I, Denmark and other Scandinavian countries, we look at the movements, the situation is somewhat different. Missionaries, aid workers, diplomats and other people who worked in the Ottoman Empire, acting as savior and witnesses are. When they returned to the country is increasing awareness about this issue and are collecting money for charity.
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Karen Jeppe most famous of them. Well, Jeppe’s who?
Karen Jeppe, a Danish teacher. Before and after the Armenian Genocide in Urfa at the Friends of Danish and a German organization working for. Adana massacre of Armenians in 1909, helping the survivors. Covenant and two Armenian orphan boy named Lucia broaches. In 1921 to work for the Armenian Genocide survivor is going to Aleppo and begins to work for the League of Nations. In 1924, a small amount of soil and Armenians here for leasing agricultural land is converted. An orphanage in Aleppo and recovery house, six agricultural colony, schools and the ‘White House’ is building the house from the rest. Due dying from malaria in 1935 in Aleppo.
Why orphanage in Aleppo and established a rescue home for the Armenians?
Recovery homes and orphanages, by order of the League of Nations established in 1922 and is managed by Jeppe. The function of this organization, recovery of Armenian women and children can stay, can receive training, recovery and after they find their relatives will be sent to a place where they want to be. Some aid organizations are taking money from the Danes. Istanbul, similarly, the British doctor with Wi Kennedy founded by an American nurse Emma Cushman more than an organization of the League of Nations. Fridtjof Nansen Norwegian officials of the League of Nations for the Armenian survivors are in similar initiatives.
When these institutions are closing?
Danish Friends of Armenians in 1945, when he left Aleppo, Aleppo Armenians are turned over and after a point, the recovery house is emptied or sold. Jeppe and organizations run by some of the properties are still in use in Aleppo. For example, in Aleppo Karen Jeppe College, the result of one of the organization’s educational projects.
How many people live here?
From 1920 to 1930, Jeppe recovery in Aleppo two thousand Armenians live in homes and orphanages. By Jeppe in 1927, 1700 and for each of the Armenian Recovering files is opened. Names, photographs and stories of those files where English is published on the site currently armenocide. and are trying to translate it into Turkish. Here are some of the rest, and then find a job in Aleppo. Lebanon is a part of Soviet Armenia, France, the U.S. or North America is going. It is a classic story for the Armenians, many of them follow in the footsteps of their relatives, are scattered all over the world for business or security.
1923 is going to come after me?
Yes, as well as numerous. Some women and children deported, while the Turkish army wives are taken. Sometimes wives coming from behind.
1915 Turkish orphanage in Syria after being established as Ayntur …
Hadji Pasha (left), Karen Jeppe (right), adopt the Covenant of Jeppe (standing)
The aim of the Turkish orphanage as Ayntur Armenians try to Turkifying. Mostly Armenian orphans, are killed in the process. Founded by Armenians in Western Armenian children’s lives not only orphanages, languages, religions, cultures, ie Armenianism also is trying to rescue.
‘I was very impressed with the story of Mary’
Recovered files Armenians had most influence from the story you are reading?
Many of them, of course … Someone, recovery house number 577 on the story of Mary may be included in the file. There is no detail about. Only one survivor that. Forgot her last name. Where it came from, who were sold as slaves, can not remember how that came out through hell. Located about his latest file of words, as follows: ‘He came. Feed. ‘ Somehow it manages. He reaches there. This will and the power to heal not find words to describe my admiration.