Turkey

1 Recognition of the Genocide

1.1 Recognition, official texts

Turkey has officially recognised the Holocaust and holds a commemoration on 27th January. It has officially recognised the Genocide of the Roma.

1.2 Data (camps locations, Remembrance places, measures etc.)

1.3 Specialised institution, commission, research centre etc., dealing with this issue

There is no specialised institution dealing with the Genocide of the Roma in Turkey.

1.4 Official initiatives (campaigns, actions, projects, commemoration days, museums)

No official initiative related to the Genocide of the Roma has been reported.

2 Teaching about the Genocide of the Roma

2.1 Inclusion of the topic in the school curriculum

There is no information on the inclusion of the Genocide of the Roma in school curriculum.

2.2 Inclusion of the topic in the school textbooks

There is no information on the inclusion of the Genocide of the Roma in school textbooks.

2.3 Training of teachers and education professionals

There is no information on the training of teachers on the Genocide of the Roma.

2.4 Particular activities undertaken at the level of education institutions

No particular activity related to the Genocide of the Roma has been reported.

2.5 Remembrance day

3 Official contacts and resource persons

3.1 Responsible person in the Ministry of Education

There is no responsible person for this topic in the Ministry of Education.

Ministry of Education
Nabi Avcı
Atatürk Bulvarı No 98
Bakanlıklar/ANKARA
Telephone: 0312 4132680; 0312 4132681; 0312 4131838

3.2 Resource persons - list of experts and historians

4 Initiatives of the civil society

4.1 Relevant projects having a real impact on the people and/or the wide public

5 Point of view of the Roma community - including survivors' testimonies