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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 […]

ANC UK meets FCO officials

ANC UK meets FCO officials   PRESS RELEASE   4th April 2014   ANC UK meets FCO officials London, United Kingdom    The Armenian National Committee of the United Kingdom met with Foreign & Commonwealth Office officials to discuss the situation in Kessab. ANC UK conveyed to the officials their concerns on the:   – […]

Robert Fisk: As the centenary of the First World War Armenian Genocide nears, a survivor describes how she still hears the screams

Robert Fisk: As the centenary of the First World War Armenian Genocide nears, a survivor describes how she still hears the screams

Sunday 31 March 2014 As the centenary of the First World War Armenian Genocide nears, a survivor describes how she still hears the screams She was a child of the Great War, born on a faraway killing field of which we know little, one of the very last witnesses to the last century’s first genocide, […]

YouTube ban: How Turkish officials conspired to stage Syria attack to provoke war

YouTube ban: How Turkish officials conspired to stage Syria attack to provoke war Published time: March 28, 2014 12:52 Get short URL Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (AFP Photo / Adem Altan) “I’ll make up a cause of war by ordering a missile attack on Turkey.” This leaked conversation is coming back to haunt […]

Members of Congress condemn Kessab attacks

Members of Congress condemn Kessab attacks   13:54 29.03.2014 0   Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez (D-NJ) was joined by Congressional Armenian Caucus Co-Chairs Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and Michael Grimm (R-NY), Armenian Genocide Resolution Lead Sponsors David Valadao (R-CA) and Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Representatives Brad Sherman (D-CA), Jim Costa (D-CA) and James […]

22 Armenians were kidnapped from Kessab and taken to Turkey

14:45 29/03/2014 » SOCIETY 22 Armenians were kidnapped from Kessab and taken to Turkey Of those Armenians who remained in Kessab, 22 were kidnapped and taken to Turkey, deputy chairman of the Social Democrat Hunchakian Party (SDHP) Armenia office, Syrian Armenian Vazgen Mesropyan told Panorama.am. “We have exact information that those people who did not leave their […]

U.S., Russia Voice Concern Over Embattled Armenian Town In Syria

U.S., Russia Voice Concern Over Embattled Armenian Town In Syria Syria — A general view shows the Armenian Christian town of Kessab after rebel fighters seized it, March 24, 2014   Tigran Avetisian Հրապարակված է՝ 29.03.2014 Amid their continuing row over the situation in Ukraine, both the United States and Russia have issued statements expressing […]

Istanbul to Host Conference on Armenian Genocide

Istanbul to Host Conference on Armenian Genocide By MassisPost Updated: March 14, 2014ISTANBUL — A Turkish civic group composed of journalists, lawyers and human rights activists is going to hold a conference devoted to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.The event, entitled “One Minute to 2015”, is set to take place on March 16 […]

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