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Erdogan Issues Statement on ‘Events of 1915’ [full text of statement]

Erdogan Issues Statement on ‘Events of 1915’ By Weekly Staff on April 23, 2014  ANKARA, Turkey (A.W.)—Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a statement today “on the events of 1915,” a day before the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Below is the full text of the statement, in English, as posted on the […]

BBC: Turkey offers condolences to Armenia over WWI killings

23 April 2014 Last updated at 17:59 Turkey offers condolences to Armenia over WWI killings Turkey rejects the use of the term “genocide” to describe the 1915 mass killings of Armenians Continue reading the main story Related Stories Q&A: Armenian genocide dispute Hollande plans new ‘genocide law’ Armenia country profile Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Western leaders cannot face a ‘looming’ war. So I guess they’ll patch something up – and let Russia gobble part of Ukraine

Western leaders cannot face a ‘looming’ war. So I guess they’ll patch something up – and let Russia gobble part of Ukraine The Russkies are not going to be shaking in their boots at sanctions For some reason, our last century’s two world wars started rather far from home. I bet that most people in […]

Armenia welcomes Switzerland’s decision to appeal ECHR ruling on Armenian Genocide denial

Armenia welcomes Switzerland’s decision to appeal ECHR ruling on Armenian Genocide denial     “We welcome the decision of Switzerland to request the referral of Doğu Perinçek to the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights’ revision,” Spokesman for the Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Tigran Balayan said in comments to Arminfo agency. “Consistency […]

Anti-Armenian Demonstrators in Turkey Praise Dink Murderer

Anti-Armenian Demonstrators in Turkey Praise Dink Murderer

Anti-Armenian Demonstrators in Turkey Praise Dink Murderer Anti-Armenian demonstrators march holding banner praising Dink murderer ISTANBUL—Anti-Armenian demonstrators on Sunday carried a banner praising Hrant Dink’s murderer Ogum Samsat as they marched to highlight the events in Khojaly, which the Azeri propaganda machine uses to incite hatred toward Armenians, the Agos newspaper reported. “Hooray for Ogun […]

Remembering the Sumgait Massacre and Gurgen Margaryan

Remembering the Sumgait Massacre and Gurgen Margaryan

Remembering the Sumgait Massacre and Gurgen Margaryan   London’s Armenians observed the 26th anniversary of the Sumgait massacre on Sunday, February 23rd. Simultaneously, we remembered the brutal murder of Gurgen Margaryan – an Armenian General who, while attending a NATO language course in Hungary in 2004, was decapitated in his sleep by ‘fellow classmate’ Ramil […]

Armenian Genocide conference to feature Robert Fisk

Armenian Genocide conference to feature Robert Fisk The Patrons of the Ararat Eskijian Museum present a unique conference titled “Honoring Those Who Helped Rescue a Generation of Armenian Survivors (1915-1930).” The conference will feature special guest speaker and seven-time International Journalist of the year, Robert Fisk from The Independent newspaper, gagrule.net reports. Mr. Fisk is the […]

British lawyer writes book about Armenian Genocide

British lawyer writes book about Armenian Genocide

British lawyer writes book about Armenian Genocide 12:38, 17 February, 2014 YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 17, ARMENPRESS: The Armenian National Committee of Great Britain will publish the book on the Armenian Genocide written by the Advisor to the Queen of the Great Britain, Professor Geoffrey Robertson, where he criticizes the denial policy of Great Britain. The Head […]

Armenian Genocide recognition by Israel unlikely in near future: analyst

Armenian Genocide recognition by Israel unlikely in near future: analyst February 8, 2014 – 17:40 AMT PanARMENIAN.Net – Several Armenian media outlets, including Hraparak daily, reported, citing sources, that “it’s possible for Knesset to recognize the Armenian Genocide in 2015. Israeli delegation is planning a visit to Armenia in the months to come.” Israeli political […]

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, […]

Merkel Scolds Erdogan over Genocide Denial

Merkel Scolds Erdogan over Genocide Denial Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan with German Chancellor Merkel in Berlin this week BERLIN—German Chancellor Angela Merkel scolded Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan over Turkey’s continued denial of the Armenian Genocide and urged the Turkish leader to “face its history,” reported the Turkish-language version of Hurriyet on Thursday. Erdogan, […]

Քաթիա Փելթեքեանի «Հայոց Ցեղասպանութեան Ժամանակները»

Կազմակերպութեամբ Համազգայինի «Վահէ Սէթեան» Հրատարակչատան Եւ Հովանաւորութեամբ Հայոց Ցեղասպանութեան 100-ամեակի Լիբանանի Կեդրոնական Մարմինին. Դիւանագիտական Պատկառելի Ներկայութեամբ. Ներկայացում` Քաթիա Փելթեքեանի «Հայոց Ցեղասպանութեան Ժամանակները» Երկհատոր Գիրքին Հովանաւորութեամբ Հայոց ցեղասպանութեան 100-ամեակի Լիբանանի Կեդրոնական մարմինին եւ կազմակերպութեամբ Համազգայինի «Վահէ Սէթեան» հրատարակչատան, երէկ` ուրբաթ, 31 յունուար 2014-ի երեկոյեան ժամը 7:00-ին, Համազգայինի «Լիւսի Թիւթիւնճեան» ցուցասրահին մէջ տեղի ունեցաւ Քաթիա Փելթեքեանի «Հայոց […]

A History of Blood Hatred

A History of Blood Hatred

A History of Blood Hatred CHRISTIE DAVIES December 2013 {Picture: Premeditated mass murder: “Les Massacres D’Arménie” (1915) from French newspaper “Le Petit Journal”] The word racism has degenerated into a vague, inaccurate and malicious term of political abuse. A book with the title “Racisms”, plural, gives promise of a more precise historical and comparative analysis […]

Genocide deniers and their cronies

Genocide deniers and their cronies The campaign for Australian recognition of the Armenian, Assyrian and Greek genocides has intensified and the issue has reached the Australian mainstream like never before. “The clearance of race from Asia Minor was about as complete as such an act could be…There is no reason to doubt that this crime […]

Book on British press reports on Armenian Genocide presented in London

Book on British press reports on Armenian Genocide presented in London

Book on British press reports on Armenian Genocide presented in London   18:23 03.12.2013 On Friday 22nd November 2013, the Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) in London organised a gathering at Hye Doon (“Armenian House”) in Kensington to launch the newly published book “The Times of the Armenian Genocide: Reports in the British Press (1914-1923)” compiled […]

Nearly a century after the Armenian genocide, these people are still being slaughtered in Syria

Nearly a century after the Armenian genocide, these people are still being slaughtered in Syria

Nearly a century after the Armenian genocide, these people are still being slaughtered in Syria Robert Fisk Sunday 1 December 2013 And now, almost unmentioned in the media, their holy places are also being desecrated     Just over 30 years ago, I dug the bones and skulls of Armenian genocide victims out of a […]

Will Erdogan visit genocide memorial in 2015?

TURKEY PULSE   TÜRKİYE’NİN NABZI People take part in a commemoration ceremony to mark the anniversary of the 1915 mass killings of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire at the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan, Armenia, April 24, 2011.  Will Erdogan visit genocide memorial in 2015?   “It is very likely for the prime minister to […]

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