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Charles Aznavour, Enduring French-Armenian Singer of Global Fame, Dies Aged 94

It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that we must announce the sad news of the passing of Charles Aznavour – legendary French-Armenian singer-songwriter and actor, National Hero of Armenia and commander of France’s prestigious Officier de la Legion d’honneur. He passed peacefully today at his home in Alpilles, southeastern France, at the […]

International Conference on the Armenian Genocide Under the Patronage of French President François Hollande – Syllabus

March 10, 2015 International Conference on the Armenian Genocide Under the Patronage of French President François Hollande – Syllabus International Conference on the Armenian Genocide Under the Patronage of French President François Hollande – Syllabus – The international conference organized by the International Scientific Council for the study of the Armenian Genocide (CSI) “Genocide of […]

Hollande expected to announce new Genocide bill during Armenia visit

Hollande expected to announce new Genocide bill during Armenia visit   March 14, 2014 – 13:14 AMT PanARMENIAN.Net – Preparations for French President Francois Hollande’s visit to Armenia in May were discussed during a meeting between Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian with his French counterpart Laurent Fabius. At the March 13 meeting in Paris, the parties welcomed high level of […]

Expert: French president’s statement a “slap against Turkey”

Expert: French president’s statement a “slap against Turkey”     By Siranuysh Gevorgyan ArmeniaNow reporter An Armenia-based expert in Turkish studies says French President François Hollande’s statement on the Armenian Genocide is a “French slap against Turkey”. Expert Andranik Ispiryans says before Hollande’s visit to Turkey the authorities of that country had made optimistic predictions, […]

Hollande Urges Ankara to ‘Reconcile’ with History

Hollande Urges Ankara to ‘Reconcile’ with History   French President Fracois Hollande (left) with Turkish President Abdullah Gul   ANKARA—French President Francois Hollande, during what is being billed as an historical trip to Turkey, urged Ankara to “reconcile” with its own history and reaffirmed France’s recognition of the Armenian Genocide, reported Le Monde.During a joint […]

Bizarre Court Verdict: French-Armenian Guilty of Defaming Turkish Denialist

Bizarre Court Verdict: French-Armenian Guilty of Defaming Turkish Denialist

The Empire Strikes Back, not in a science fiction movie, but in a French court! For several years, the French-Armenian community has been trying to pass a law to penalize Armenian Genocide denial, similar to the law that sanctions Holocaust denialism. Even though the French Parliament and Senate have approved such a law, and both […]

Boyer Introduces New Genocide Denial Criminalization Law in France

Boyer Introduces New Genocide Denial Criminalization Law in France

PARIS, France—French Parliament Member Valerie Boyer, who spearheaded last year’s effort to pass a bill criminalizing the denial of the Armenian Genocide, submitted a new draft of the bill last week. The bill stipulates the introduction of amendments to the 1881 law on freedom of press, setting legal foundation for countering racism and denial of […]

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