Turkish scholar claims Ottoman Armenians killed their own people

Erciyes University also hosted a panel and exhibition titled “Armenian Lie” on April 21. DHA photo

A scholar from a university in central Turkey has claimed well-disguised Ottoman Armenians attacked their own villages in 1915 to win independence from the crumbling Ottoman Empire.

“According to our studies in the Ottoman archives, Armenians wore the clothing of Kurdish, Laz, Circassian and Turkish peoples in Anatolia and raided their own villages, killing their own people for the sake of winning independence,” associate professor doctor Cevdet Kırpık from Erciyes University in the Kayseri province told the state-run Anadolu Agency on April 22…