7 Tobbac: Lecture on the 1933 Simele Massacre, Hengelo Netherlands
07.Aug.2019 ESU Office Netherlands
After the end of the British mandate in Iraq, another mass murder on Syriacs (Assyrians/Chaldeans/Arameans) occurred. On 7 August 1933, the Iraqi army and local Kurdish tribes destroyed dozens of villages and carried out mass killings. On 7 August the European Syriac Union commemorates the victims of the 1933 Simele massacre.