By KANI XULAM

2/3/2014

The year was 1985.

In America, President Ronald Reagan began a peaceful second term.

In Turkey, seething tensions continued to grip a country torn apart by years of violence and death, both before and after a military coup had toppled the freely-elected government—triggering the tumultuous arrest of 650,000 Kurds and Turks, some sadistically tortured to death.

Most Turks and Kurds watched in horror—and silence.


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