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Calls for recognition for Dersim massacre continue 86 years after Seyid Rıza’s execution

Calls for recognition, apology and compensation continue on the 86th anniversary of the execution of Alevi Kurdish political leader Seyid Rıza by the Turkish authorities after he led an uprising in Dersim (now officially Tunceli) that resulted in the deaths of at least 13,000 Kurdish Alevi people and became known …

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