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Geoffrey Robertson QC discusses his new book on the Armenian genocide.

Geoffrey Robertson QC discusses his new book on the Armenian genocide. Updated 22 Oct 2014, 8:11amWed 22 Oct 2014, 8:11am Human rights lawyer Geoffrey Robertson QC discusses his new book about the Armenian genocide, called ‘An Inconvenient Genocide’. Source The Drum | Duration 7min 42sec Topics: unrest-conflict-and-war, armenia CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO DIRECT FROM WEBSITE […]

Jabhat al-Nusra blows up Armenian church in Deir el-Zour: A savage blow that echoes through Armenian history

Jabhat al-Nusra blows up Armenian church in Deir el-Zour: A savage blow that echoes through Armenian history

Jabhat al-Nusra blows up Armenian church in Deir el-Zour: A savage blow that echoes through Armenian history Islamists’ destruction of a shrine to the victims of genocide marks the latest chapter in a tragic national history. Robert Fisk reports from Qamishli, north-eastern Syria Robert Fisk Qamishli In the most savage act of vandalism against Syria’s […]

Take Me Seriously, I am Joking!

COMEDIAN VAHE BERBERIAN IN LONDON   “A joke is truth wrapped in a smile”, Sigmund Freud   The much loved Armenian artist, writer and comedian Vahe Berberian from Los Angeles appeared in London on the 22nd of October 2014 with his stand-up Comedy Show named “Sagain” at Navasardian Hall in West London. Tickets were sold […]

British Armenian Community Celebrates Armenian Independence Day

British Armenian Community Celebrates  Armenian Independence Day

British Armenian Community Celebrates Armenian Independence Day The hugely successful 23rd anniversary event in London was a concert with the popular and talented Armenian singer  and composer, Alla Levonian By Hasmik Harutunyan, Freelence Journalist On Saturday 20th September the British Armenian Community celebrated the 23rd Independence Day of the Republic of Armenia with a Concert […]

‘For Armenia’ A Charity in Armenia

‘For Armenia’ A Charity in Armenia “For Armenia” is a charitable non-governmental organisation, which was established in 2007 in Armenia and is run by the director Gayane Gevorgyan with the help of family, Zepyur and Ani Batikyans, friends and a group of dedicated volunteers. The purpose of the NGO is to support cultural and social […]

Robert Fisk: Bombs away! US to the rescue – but only of certain minorities, not Muslims

Robert Fisk: Bombs away! US to the rescue – but only of certain minorities, not Muslims

Bombs away! US to the rescue – but only of certain minorities, not Muslims Obama’s air strikes on Isis in northern Iraq are hypocritical, and a sense of déjà vu is understandable He wouldn’t bomb Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s bloody caliphate when it was butchering the majority Shia Muslims of Iraq. But Barak Obama is riding […]

Fighting for Honor: Turkish scholar publishes accounts by Armenian Genocide survivors

Fighting for Honor: Turkish scholar publishes accounts by Armenian Genocide survivors PhotolureRageb Zarakolu By GAYANE MKRTCHYAN ArmeniaNow reporter A Turkish version of “The Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Turkey. Testimonies of Survivors”, a three-volume collection of archival documents covering the 1916-1917 period, has been published in one volume, in 1500 copies in Turkey by intellectual, human rights […]

Syrian Armenian Emergency Relief Fund Committee: Successful Walk-A-Thon raises over £4000

Syria appeal – Urgent appeal to members of our community

General Andranik’s One and Only Manuscript Returns Home after more than 90 years

General Andranik’s One and Only Manuscript Returns Home after more than 90 years

A Long-Long Way Home… General Andranik’s One and Only Manuscript Returns Home after more than 90 years The journey of the unique Manuscript of famous Armenian General Andranik is very similar to the journey of many Armenian survivors of the First Genocide of the XX century. Dr. Hratch Kouyoumjian, a well-known member of the Armenian […]

Video explaining the “Forget-Me-Not” flower – symbol of the Armenian Genocide

Pope Francis to Armenian Catholicos: Blood of martyrs is seed of unity

Pope Francis to Armenian Catholicos: Blood of martyrs is seed of unity 18:32 08.05.2014 Pope Francis received the Patriarch of the Armenian Apostolic Church, Catholicos Karekin II, on Thursday at the Vatican. The Catholicos is in Rome on a three-day visit that concludes on May 9. In remarks prepared for the occasion, Pope Francis recalled […]

There was no genocide – Turkey PM

There was no genocide – Turkey PM April 29, 2014 | 12:47 In an interview with the American PBS television, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan again denied the fact of the Armenian Genocide. Well-known PBS talk show host Charlie Rose asked Erdogan whether Turkey may recognize the Armenian Genocide, reported Intertnethaber website of Turkey. […]

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: The Turkish holocaust begins

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: The Turkish holocaust begins

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: The Turkish holocaust begins   1 / 1 German infantrymen attack through a cloud of poison gas. By the end of the war, both sides had employed various kinds of gas Getty   23-24 April 1915: The overnight arrest in Constantinople of hundreds of intellectuals […]

Director of Armenian Genocide Museum responds to Erdoghan’s statement

Director of Armenian Genocide Museum responds to Erdoghan’s statement 09:35 24.04.2014 0 Armenian Genocide, Turkey Director of the Armenian Genocide Museum Institute has responded to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s statemen.  The text of the statement is provided below: Sayın Başbakan, I am taken by surprise that after 99 years of the Genocide that […]

The Telegraph reveals Turkish role in the attack on Armenian-populated Kessab

The Telegraph reveals Turkish role in the attack on Armenian-populated Kessab 16:10 15.04.2014 0 Kessab, Syria, Turkey Turkey facilitated an attack carried out by Islamist fighters against the Armenian town of Kassab inside Syria, eyewitnesses have told The Telegraph. In an operation that was months in the planning, Turkish authorities gave rebel groups the mandate they needed to […]

Robert Fisk: The 1915 Armenian genocide: Finding a fit testament to a timeless crime

Robert Fisk: The 1915 Armenian genocide: Finding a fit testament to a timeless crime

The 1915 Armenian genocide: Finding a fit testament to a timeless crime   Images of a genocide: Victims of the ‘Great Slaughter’   As the last survivors die out, academics must consider how best to create a lasting memorial to the 1.5 million who were murdered Robert Fisk Sunday 06 April 2014 The very last […]

The Sunday Times: Armenians in Syria flee for their lives

The Sunday Times: Armenians in Syria flee for their lives

The Sunday Times, UK April 5 2014 Armenians in Syria flee for their lives Turkey is suspected of aiding the hardline rebels who have driven out Christians from their Syrian enclave Hala Jaber Latakia, Syria IT WAS just before 6am when Huvinar Khacherian was woken by the sound of shells raining down on the sleepy […]

Save Kessab: An Urgent Appeal To All British Armenians

ANC UK Action Alert Save Kessab: An Urgent Appeal To All British Armenians 6th April 2014 Urge your MP and the Foreign Secretary William Hague to stop Turkey’s support for the destruction of Kessab in Syria. Please join the ANC UK in voicing your solidarity with Kessab by writing to your MP and the Foreign […]

ANC UK Press Release on Kessab

    ANC UK Press Release on Kessab.     PRESS RELEASE   2nd April 2014   Hostile offensive against Armenian population in Kessab, Syria facilitated by Ankara   London, United Kingdom      On Friday March 21st the village of Kessab, a historically Christian Armenian region in Syria which borders Turkey, was the object […]

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