Monthly Archives: April 2015

Centenary Genocide March, 18 April 2015

Centenary Genocide March, 18 April 2015 As the centenary of the Armenian genocide approaches, many of London’s Armenian communities’ commemorations for the massacre are duly taking place. However in contrast to previous years, where the community’s protest march among other forms of activism have fallen upon deaf ears, there seems to be a world-wide awakening […]

MEMORIAL CONCERT: TO COMMEMORATE THE CENTENARY OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

A DAY NOT LIKE ANY OTHER: 24APRIL IN LONDON MEMORIAL CONCERT: TO COMMEMORATE THE CENTENARY OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE This busy and emotionally charged day for the Armenian community in London resumed at the beautiful St. James’s Cathedral in Picadilly, London. Sinfonietta Orchestra with conductor Johan Michael Katz and violinist Ani Batikian performed an all-Armenian […]

A DAY UNLIKE OTHERS: THE 24 APRIL 2015 IN LONDON

A DAY UNLIKE OTHERS: THE 24 APRIL 2015 IN LONDON The centenary commemorations of the Armenian Genocide organised by AGCCC mobilized the entire Armenian community in the UK. Dozens of high profile political speeches, lively debates, film projections, a theatre production, numerous concerts, both classical and totally opposite: the awesome rock band System of a […]

I’m the First Armenian in the British Parliament and I Am Dismayed at the British Government’s Refusal to Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide

I’m the First Armenian in the British Parliament and I Am Dismayed at the British Government’s Refusal to Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide

Director of the Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London I’m the First Armenian in the British Parliament and I Am Dismayed at the British Government’s Refusal to Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide Posted – Huffington Post: 04/23/2015 5:23 pm EDT Updated: 04/23/2015 5:59 pm EDT This Friday I will mark the 100th anniversary of […]

Centenary Commemoration at Southwark Cathedral in London

Centenary Commemoration at Southwark Cathedral in London   Armenian Genocide Centenary Commemoration Committee (AGCCC UK) had organised annual procession through central London to Downing Street, St. Pauls Cathedral that ended with Commemoration Ceremony at Southwark Cathedral, one of the largest London cathedrals on Saturday the 18th of April. Reports Hasmik Harutunyan   After a long […]

Concert in Memory of the Victim’s of the Armenian Genocide: The Khachaturian Trio Performs at Southbank Centre in London

Concert in Memory of the Victim’s of the Armenian Genocide: The Khachaturian Trio Performs at Southbank Centre in London By Hasmik Harutunyan   The Khachaturian Trio opened the sequence of much awaited concerts and recitals by outstanding Armenian and foreign artists to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in the Great Britain. The […]

ARMENIAN PAVILION IN LONDON INTERNATIONAL BOOK FAIR 2015

ARMENIAN PAVILION IN LONDON INTERNATIONAL BOOK FAIR 2015   It was not business as usual on the Armenian Pavilion at London Book Fair from 14-16 April 2015. Organised by the Armenian Embassy in London, the central theme of the Armenian Pavilion this year was the Armenian Genocide and its Centenary Commemoration. It was a rather […]

The Armenian genocide – the Guardian briefing

The Armenian genocide – the Guardian briefing Turkey has never accepted the term genocide, even though historians have demolished its denial of responsibility for up to 1.5 million deaths   Below: Armenians at the Marash army barracks awaiting execution. Above: the Ottoman governor, Haydar Pasha, and soldiers, April 1915. Photograph: Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute. Ian Black […]

‘We have not forgotten our roots’: Somber Kim and Khloe lay red tulips at memorial commemorating 1.5m victims of the 1915 Armenian genocide during eight-day tour of their homeland

‘We have not forgotten our roots’: Somber Kim and Khloe lay red tulips at memorial commemorating 1.5m victims of the 1915 Armenian genocide during eight-day tour of their homeland

‘We have not forgotten our roots’: Somber Kim and Khloe lay red tulips at memorial commemorating 1.5m victims of the 1915 Armenian genocide during eight-day tour of their homeland   Sisters laid red tulips near eternal flame of the Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex in capital Yerevan  Khloe looked emotional as they spent about 10 minutes […]

The Christian tragedy in the Middle East did not begin with Isis

The Christian tragedy in the Middle East did not begin with Isis

The Christian tragedy in the Middle East did not begin with Isis Sunday 5 April 2015 Robert Fisk A hundred years on from the Armenian genocide, and a Christian minority is again suffering One summer’s day in 1990, I walked into a beautiful Crusader chapel in Keserwan, a gentle mountainside north of Beirut, where an […]

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