Çengilli village being evacuated by Government

Çengilli village being evacuated by Government

Added date : 2016-06-16 10:14

MUS - Ministry of Interior instructed for Çengilli village’s evacuation. After a lawsuit filed for historic church’s restoration, evacuation of the village has been ordered by Ministry of Interior. Residents of the village convey their reaction against the Ministry’s verdict.

Çengilli village being evacuated by Government

Over the lawsuit filed for restoration of the Church by Association of Armenian Minorities, Ministry of Interior instructed the village’s evacuation. Against the evacuation verdict, villagers claimed that they were settled this village by the state after they paid the price to Armenians and now government mustn’t victimize them.

Muş, an eastern province- Special Provincial Administration decided the evacuation of the village over the claim that villagers have used the building materials belong to Çengilli Surp Church, which was in service during 1800s, contrary to the law of building code.

After Head of Association of Armenian Minorities (Association of Sason, Bitlis, Batman, Muş, Van, Istanbul and all other districts, villages Armenians and Sason District Armenians Social Cooperation and Cultural Solidarity) Aziz Dağcı filed a lawsuit, Ministry of Interior instructed the evacuation of the village.

The villagers of Çengilli village, located in Muş province, are being ordered to evacuate the village over a verdict regarding the restoration of Çanlı Surp Church, which was destroyed during early times of republic period. Against the verdict, asserting that they were settled in this village in 1920s where they found small parts of the church in debris, villagers said that the villagers paid the price of this village against Armenians and they would never abandon the village to the last drop of their blood.

Indicating that they were given a 15 days deadline by Muş Special Provincial Administration to evacuate the village, Hacı Ali Yönden, one of the worthy people of the village, said that their fathers began to settle in this village in 1919.

Yönden said: “We have been in this village for 100 years. Here is our home. We have suffered a lot. Our village was hit by terror in 1990s. PKK threatened us to empty the village. They want to hand our village out Armenians. There are 54 houses on the church’s landed property. What will these people do?”

“We have nowhere to go”

Saying that in case they leave the village, they have nowhere to go, Yönden emphasized that: “There are 54 houses on Church’s land. People are being victimized. They cannot afford to build new houses. The village is consisting of 90 houses and nearly 700 people live here. Thereabouts of the village is landslide site. We have no any zone of occupation. We call on authorities; what will you do by expelling us from our village?”

How come does the government expel us from our village for the sake of Armenians?”

Remarking that authorities haven’t accepted their proposal to be resettled somewhere else, Yönden said: “Governor offered us to go somewhere else. We replied him that we cannot live if you separate us. We have fought against the butlers of Armenians and we have two martyrs. But we are being expelled. How come does the government expel us from our village for the sake of Armenians?”

“We won’t leave our village even if we remain with only one single person”

Another resident of the village, Abdurahman Aslan said that their village was assaulted by PKK during 1990s and now he didn’t want to leave his village in where he grew up. Arslan went on saying: “They want us to leave our village. We have struggled against the grandchildren of Abu Jahl. We won’t leave our village even if we remain with only one single person.  We have an established life here. We won’t accept that.”

“We are being aggrieved for a church”

Indicating that they were settled here, since Armenians left the village, Ömer Yasık said they are being victimized and added that: “State authorities conceded this village us with its cadastral. Our mosques are being demolished but no one speaks out, though. We are being victimized just because there is a church here. But, we won’t leave our village.” (ILKHA) 

YASAL UYARI: Yayınlanan yazılı haber, fotoğraf ve videonun tüm hakları İlke Haber Ajansı A.Ş.'ye aittir. Hiçbir surette haber, fotoğraf ve videonun tamamı veya bir kısmı yazılı sözleşme yapılmadan veya abone olmadan kullanılamaz.

Children learn Quran and crown

Children learn Quran and crown

2017-05-27 15:32:31

35 children between the ages of 4 and 6 who were educated in the Qur'an in Mustazafs Association Batman Branch, were given diplomas and crowned for learning and reading Quran from the beginning till the end.

“There is no productivity in people addicted to games”

“There is no productivity in people addicted to games”

2017-05-27 14:25:14

Dicle University Literature Faculty head of Department of Psychology pointed out that those who are addicted to games such as hand spinner are far from being productive, and has warned the families.

Palestinian prisoners end hunger strike

Palestinian prisoners end hunger strike

2017-05-27 13:06:58

Palestinian prisoners, who continued the hunger strike in the zionist occupation regime dungeons for 41 days, put an end to their strikes with the prison authorities accepting all the demands of the prisoners.

All news

Ramadan message from Mustazafs Association

Mustazafs Association Headquarters has issued a message on the occasion of Ramadan which will start tomorrow.

Ramadan starts with the first sahur tonight

Ramadan, Sultan of the eleven-month, will begin with the first sahur tonight. Holy Ramadan will be welcoming first by Ardahan with the entrance of the isha time tonight, and Muğla will be the last province to start fasting.

Ramadan message from Yapıcıoğlu

HUDA PAR President Zekeriya Yapıcıoğlu, issued a message on the occasion of Ramadan wished that the Ramadan to conduce toward welfare and brotherhood for Islamic world, be salvation for humanity.

300 million TL fine to Google

Google, which caused tax loss by billing advertising sales in Turkiye from Ireland, was sentenced to a fine of approximately 300 million Turkish Liras.

Reaction to the Governorship not permitting conquest activity of Diyarbakır

Civil society organizations reacted Governorship for not permitting Diyarbakır's conquest that was expected to be held by Sahabe-Der [Companion Association].

All news