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AYF Confronts Denial at Long Beach Ataturk Celebration; Revealing Patterns in Turkish Activity

LONG BEACH, CA–Questions about Turkey’s human rights record and denial of the Armenian Genocide hampered an annual gala in Long Beach marking the founding of the Turkish Republic on Saturday, October 25, when over 50 activists from the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) demonstrated outside the hotel hosting the celebration in protest of the republic’s contentious

US Senator Hegel says American Students Should Learn about Ataturk

WASHINGTON (Huriyet)–American school children should be taught about Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of the modern Republic of Turkey, the Anatolian News Agency quoted U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel as saying. "Ataturk is one of the most valuable leaders in the 21st century. The children in the United States know nothing about such a big leader.

Armenian Youth Federation Demonstrates Against Gala Honoring Ataturk

LONG BEACH, CA–Over 50 members of the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) converged around the perimeter of the Long Beach Hilton Hotel Saturday night to demonstrate in protest of an annual banquet honoring the establishment of the modern Turkish republic and its founding father, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. Hosted by the Association of Turkish Americans of Southern