The hidden Armenians present themselves in the outside world as Muslims. They have Muslim names, go to the mosque and fast during Ramadan. They do not dare to go to church, because that would reveal their identity.
The neighborhood children insulted her as a filthy Armenian.
She asked her father about the truth. It was the first time that her father talked to her about their ancestors.
In honor of her Armenians heritage Sunay decided that she wants to be baptized and already chose an Armenian name. She would like to be called Karin.
There are hundreds of thousands of hidden Armenians in Turkey. If we count their grandparents, it would be more than one million.
He was one of the first who was brave enough to make it public. Miran´s aim is to encourage other hidden Armenians to identify with their heritage.
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