Forced population migrating to Turkey in 1989


0-15 years old


16-65 years old


66+ years old




August 7, 2019

“1989 Forced Migration” will be discussed all aspects

Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Assoc. Dr. Tahir Büyükakın, Balkan Turks Culture and Solidarity Association Chairman Vice Chairman Sukru Ar and members of the board met. Together […]
June 20, 2019

Bulgaria, My Land

Bulgaria’s ethnic Turkish community, persecuted and even deported last century, continues its fight for recognition. Filmmaker: Yelda Yanat Bagci  In Bulgaria, a country of seven million people […]
June 19, 2019

Words matter. Bulgaria and the 30th anniversary of the largest ethnic cleansing in cold war Europe

Bulgarian communist dictator Todor Zhivkov led campaigns of forced assimilation and ethnic cleansing against non-Bulgarian minorities, particularly Turks and Muslims. Three decades after the 1989 ethnic […]
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