(AINA) -- The Assyrian Academic Society's website was hacked by a Turk today. The front page of the website was replaced with the picture shown below. The Turkish phrase says "this website was confiscated by Krutre in the name of the Turkish Nation."
An official of the Assyrian Academic Society speculated that this maybe an act of retaliation against Assyrians for their continuing pressure on Turkey to recognize the genocide (AINA 4-3-2007) of Assyrians, Greeks and Armenians in World War One. The genocide, which was planned by Turks and largely executed by Kurds, saw the killing of 750,000 Assyrians, 400,000 Greeks and 1.5 million Armenians in a three year period from 1915 to 1918.