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Armenian Terror

During the 1970’s and 1980’s, the Armenian terrorists and terrorist groups such as Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia (ASALA), Justice Commandos for the Armenian Genocide (JCAG) and Armenian Revolutionary Army (ARA), committed over 230 armed attacks, assassinated 31 Turkish diplomats and family members, over 70 innocent people (both Turkish and foreign nationals) in total, and seriously wounded over 520 people in a campaign of blood revenge.

Armenian Terror In Pictures

List of Martyr Diplomats and Family Members:

#   Date
  1.  

27.01.1973, Santa Barbara, California, USA

Mehmet Baydar

Consul General in Los Angeles

  1.  

27.01.1973, Santa Barbara, California, USA

Bahadır Demir

Consul of the Consulate General in Los Angeles

  1.  

22.10.1975, Vienna, Austria

Daniş Tunalıgil

Ambassador in Vienna

  1.  

24.10. 1975, Paris, France

İsmail Erez

Ambassador in Paris

  1.  

24.10.1975, Paris, France

Talip Yener

Ambassador’s Driver

  1.  

16.02.1976, Beirut, Lebanon

Oktar Cirit

First Secretary of the Turkish Embassy in Beirut

  1.  

09.06.1977, Rome, Italy

Taha Carım

Ambassador in Vatican City

 

  1.  

02.06.1978, Madrid, Spain

Necla Kuneralp

Spouse of Zeki Kuneralp, Ambassador in Madrid

 

  1.  

02.06.1978, Madrid, Spain

Beşir Balcıoğlu

Retired Ambassador

  1.  

12.10.1979, Hague, Netherlands

Ahmet Benler

Son of Özdemir Benler, Ambassador in Hague

  1.  

22.12.1979, Paris, France

Yılmaz Çolpan

Tourism Attache of the Turkish Embassy in Paris

 

  1.  

31.07.1980, Athens, Greece

Galip Özmen

Administrative Attache of the Turkish Embassy in Athens

  1.  

31.07.1980, Athens, Greece

Neslihan Özmen

Daughter of Galip Özmen, Administrative Attache of the Turkish Embassy in Athens

(wounded, died on 4th of August, 1980)

 

  1.  

17.12.1980, Sydney, Australia

Şarık Arıyak

Consul General in Sydney

  1.  

17.12.1980, Sydney, Australia

Engin Sever

Security Attache of the Turkish Consulate General in Sydney

  1.  

04.03.1981, Paris, France

Reşat Moralı

Labour Attache of the Turkish Embassy in Paris

  1.  

04.03.1981, Paris, France

Tecelli Arı

Religious Affairs Attache of the Turkish Embassy in Paris

  1.  

09.06.1981, Geneva, Switzerland

Mehmet Savaş Yergüz

Secretary in the Turkish Consulate General in Geneva

  1.  

24.09.1981, Paris, France

Cemal Özen

Security Attache of the Turkish Consulate General in Paris

  1.  

28.01.1982, Los Angeles, USA

Kemal Arıkan

Consul General in Los Angeles

  1.  

04.05.1982, Boston, USA

Orhan Gündüz

Honorary Consul General in Boston

  1.  

07.06.1982, Lisbon, Portugal

Erkut Akbay

Administrative Attache of the Turkish Embassy in Lisbon

  1.  

07.06.1982, Lisbon, Portugal

Nadide Akbay

Spouse of Erkut Akbay, Administrative Attache of the Turkish Embassy in Lisbon

  1.  

27.08.1982, Ottawa, Canada

Atilla Altıkat

Military Attaché of the Turkish Embassy in Ottawa, Colonel

  1.  

09.09.1982, Burgas, Bulgaria

Bora Süelkan

Administrative Attache of the Turkish Consulate General in Burgas

  1.  

9.03.1983, Belgrade, Serbia

Galip Balkar

Ambassador in Belgrade

  1.  

14.07.1983, Brussels, Belgium

Dursun Aksoy

Administrative Attache of the Turkish Embassy in Brussels

  1.  

27.07.1983, Lisbon, Portugal

Cahide Mıhçıoğlu

Spouse of Yurtsev Mıhçıoğlu, Counsellor/Charge d’Affaires of the Turkish Embassy in Lisbon

 

  1.  

28.04.1984, Tehran, Iran

Işık Yönder

Spouse of Şadiye Yönder, Secretary of the Turkish Embassy in Tehran

  1.  

20.06.1984, Vienna, Austria

Erdoğan Özen,

Deputy Counsellor for Labour of the Turkish Embassy in Vienna

 

  1.  

19.11.1984, Vienna, Austria

Enver Ergun

International Officer at the UN Office in Vienna