Circassians Remember the Past But Mobilize for the Future

Circassians Remember the Past But Mobilize for the Future

May 21 memorial ceremony, Nalchik, Kabardino-Balkaria (Source: circassianworld.com)

May 21 memorial ceremony, Nalchik, Kabardino-Balkaria (Source: circassianworld.com)

This year as every year for more than a century, the nearly 500,000 Circassians in their North Caucasus homeland and the more than five million Circassians in the diaspora paused, on May 21, to remember the losses they suffered during their 101-year-long resistance to Russian imperial expansion and their forcible expulsion from their homeland in 1864. Indeed, according to Zaurbek Kozhev of the Kabardino-Balkar Institute of Humanitarian Research, this memorial day is “an inalienable part of contemporary Circassian identity” and thus the basis for the mobilization of the community to pursue its collective goals, a point other speakers at memorial meetings made as well (Kavkazsky Uzel, May 23). Read more

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Fifteen Minutes of Fame Long Gone: Circassian Activism before and after the Sochi Olympics

Fifteen Minutes of Fame Long Gone: Circassian Activism before and after the Sochi Olympics

Bo Petersson and Karina Vamling

Faculty of Culture and Society, Malmö University, Malmö, Sweden

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THE CIRCASSIAN IMMIGRATION

THE CIRCASSIAN IMMIGRATION

OTAGO WITNESS, ISSUE 662, 6 AUGUST 1864

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В Грузии почтили память погибших черкесов в Русско-Черкесской войне 1763-1864 годов

В Грузии почтили память погибших черкесов в Русско-Черкесской войне 1763-1864 годов

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При инициативе Черкесского Культурного Центра (Тбилиси) в причерноморском городе Анаклиа 21 мая прошло памятное мероприятие по жертвам в Русско-Черкесской войне 1763-1864 годов. Мероприятие состоялось возле памятника черкесского геноцида авторства адыгского скульптора Хусейна Кочесоко. Почтить память погибших черкесов собрались сотрудники ЧКЦ, грузинские патриоты, представители Зугдидского муниципалитета, гости из черкесских республик Северного Кавказа, а также представители черкесской диаспоры в Грузии.

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Lepqğek’ued’ın Üstesinden Gelmek-Soykırımın 154.Yıldönümünün Çerkes İşareti

8803Lepqğek’ued’ın Üstesinden Gelmek-Soykırımın 154.Yıldönümünün Çerkes İşareti
22 Mayıs 2018 Salı Saat 23:27
Tarih, genellikle kazananlar tarafından yazılır; ama bir noktada galip gibi görünenler, diğerinde mağlup olarak ortaya çıkabilirler.

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In Front of the Circassian Genocide Monument / أمام نصب الإبادة الجماعية الشركسية

21 May, 2018

In Front of the Circassian Genocide Monument / أمام نصب الإبادة الجماعية الشركسية

في الحادي والعشرين من مايو/أيار، يحيي المركز الثقافي الشركسي في تبليسي ذكرى الإبادة والتهجير الشركسي أمام نصب الإبادة الجماعية الشركسية في أناكليا على شاطىء البحر الأسود

On the 21st of May, the Circassian Cultural Center in Tbilisi commemorates the memory of Genocide and Deportation in front of the Circassian Genocide Monument in Anaklia on the Black Sea Read more

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Черкесы напомнили о геноциде

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Черкесы напомнили о геноциде

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