Pro-Erdogan Group Hacks Agos Weekly’s Website, Threatens ‘Eradication’ of Community

The hacked website of Agos Weekly

ISTANBUL–The website of the weekly Armenian newspaper Agos was hacked late Tuesday evening, with a message posted along with a photo of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan with an Ottoman stamp in the background, reported the Hurriyet Daily Newspaper.

The hackers, calling themselves “Herakles Fearlesleon,” threatened to “eradicate” the community and accused it of “treason,” while also sending messages of support to Erdoğan.

“We have seen a lot of traitors like you. We know what you did and what you will do in the future. But from now on the great Ottoman state will be reborn with the master Recep Tayyip Erdoğan,” a first message read.

“Anti-Armenia, Anti-U.S., Anti-Israel. We will eradicate you,” it also stated.

A second message on the website’s main page contained more hate speech against the community, quoting a statement allegedly attributed to the killer of Agos’s former editor-in-chief, Hrant Dink.

“Even if there is only one Turk remaining in the world, he will be chasing you,” the message said.

The website has since been reinstated.


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  1. GB said:

    Central Asian criminals mentality are still alive everywhere, under the patched veil of “modernity” among brainwashed Turkic tribes!

  2. Armenian said:

    These people just don’t learn. They revel in their ignorance and backwardness…

  3. Krikory said:

    They have not been punished so, they are making the same threats and under the same pretexts. Depressing.
    It seems that the conscious of humanity is sedated. Those butchers still make the same threats a century later and still continue the path of annihilating all Armenians from their fatherland.

  4. Hagopian hagopian said:

    “Even if there is one turk remaining in the world he or she will be forced to admit their guilt of genocide, recognize, reparate and remove their presence from our occupied Holy lands.

  5. Ani said:

    Vile excuses for human beings. So glad my parents got us out of that sewer country. God help me, I only wish violence upon them.

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