Turkey's Armenians 'cannot breathe' as Karabakh rhetoric rages

Turkey’s support of Azerbaijan in its conflict with Armenian separatists in Nagorno-Karabakh is loud and intensely partisan, and the tiny Armenian community in Turkey is feeling under pressure.Since the clashes erupted, pro-Azerbaijan convoys carrying Azerbaijani flags have passed through districts of Istanbul housing Armenian institutions, unverified pictures of “massacres” attributed to Armenians have gone viral on social media and some official Armenian websites have been blocked.Members of roughly 60,000 Armenians based mostly in Istanbul complain of hate speech since the flare-up of fight…

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