Armenian reportedly killed in Syria for rejecting conversion to Islam

Armenian reportedly killed in Syria for rejecting conversion to Islam

PanARMENIAN.Net - An Armenian man named Minas was reportedly killed in Syria for rejecting to be converted to Islam.

As Arabic-language website khabararmani.com reports, the man was killed by members of al Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in one of Aleppo prisons controlled by the group.

Estimates of deaths in the Syrian civil war, per opposition activist groups, vary between 95,850 and 130,435. 2.3 million refugees who have registered — and tens of thousands more are waiting to register — with the office of the UN High Commissioner on Refugees. The actual number is feared to be much higher. Almost half of the refugees are girls and women, while another quarter are boys under 18.

66 Armenians were killed in the armed conflict.

 Top stories
The monument’s designer is Mihran Hakobjan, a 30-year-old Armenian-born artist who graduated from a Slubice college.
“We need not lie for Turkey; nor are we obliged to passively accept its transparently false denials,” ANCA Chairman Ken Hachikian said.
“This is an important source for any scholar researching Armenian history and political institutions,” the Hoover Institute said.
Sahakyan was elected as the fourth president of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic in 2007 and was re-elected for a second term in 2012.
Partner news