19.6 The Movement of the Meskhetians for a Return to their Homeland

No 19 : 30 April 1971 In 1969 the Chronicle reported on the Meskhetians, a population native to the southern areas of Georgia, on the history of the forcible deportation of the entire people (CCE 7.6), and on the persecution of the Meskhetians when they attempted to return to their homeland (CCE 9.7).[1] For 27 … Continue reading 19.6 The Movement of the Meskhetians for a Return to their Homeland

7.6 The movement of the people from Meskhetia for a return to the homeland

No 7 : 30 April 1969 On 15 November 1944 the indigenous population of Meskhetia (a southern part of Georgia) was forcibly deported. The latter was mainly formed when, from the end of the 16th to the beginning of the 17th century, the Meskhi Georgians gradually adopted the Turkish language and became converted to Islam. … Continue reading 7.6 The movement of the people from Meskhetia for a return to the homeland