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Turkish Court recognized Armenian Genocide in 1919: Armenia’s Diaspora Minister

Turkish Court recognized Armenian Genocide in 1919: Armenia’s Diaspora Minister 12:03, 19 September, 2013 YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 19, ARMENPRESS. A number of representatives of the Armenian lobbyist organizations from Diaspora visited Tzitzernakaberd Memorial Complex. They placed flowers by the memorial dedicated to victims of the Armenian Genocide. The Armenian lobbyists paid a visit to the Republic […]

Egyptian society appeals to government to recognize Armenian Genocide

Egyptian society appeals to government to recognize Armenian Genocide 12:40, 19 September, 2013 YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 19, ARMENPRESS: The society of Egypt wants that the government of the country recognizes and condemns the Armenian Genocide. This was reported to Armenpress by the representative of Egypt in the Commission for Armenian Affairs Awareness Organizations, the lobbyist Armen […]

Armenian genocide recognition process is close to international finish line: Armenia’s Defense minister

Armenian genocide recognition process is close to international finish line: Armenia’s Defense minister 17:54, 19 September, 2013 YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 19, ARMENPRESS: Defense Minister of the Republic of Armenia Seyran Ohanyan hosted participants of pan-Armenian conference of Armenian problems awareness bodies’ representatives. “Armenpress” reports that at the meeting was present Minister of Diaspora Hranush Hakobyan and […]

Divided we fall

Divided we fall   City Manager calls for Armenian leaders to come together on genocide memorial   By André Coleman 09/04/2013 In a strongly worded email, Pasadena City Manager Michael Beck warned leaders of two Armenian groups to stop bickering over memorial projects commemorating the Armenian Genocide.     The Aug. 23 email addressed to […]

Let’s meet at the Pecheneq Monument on September 8th

Let’s meet at the Pecheneq Monument on September 8th

Let’s meet at the Pecheneq Monument on September 8th   Baskin Oran [A satirical article written by BASKIN ORAN as a response to the President of ASIMDER (The Association Against International Unfounded Armenian Allegations) which claimed that Sourp Khatch Church on Akhtamar Island was not Armenian but was Turkish and had been built by Pecheneq […]

Australia’s misplaced friendship with Turkey

Australia’s misplaced friendship with Turkey   Peter Stanley |  25 August 2013 The NSW Parliament recently passed a resolution condemning the genocide perpetrated by the Ottoman empire against its Assyrian, Pontic Greek and especially Armenian communities during the Great War. The Turkish Consul-General in Sydney, the foreign ministry in Ankara and even the city council in […]

The Case for Helping Syria’s Children—One Hundred Years Ago

The Case for Helping Syria’s Children—One Hundred Years Ago Images from a century ago, advocating for American aid to children in Syria and Turkey after they became victims of genocide Emma Green Aug 30 2013, 12:12 PM ET 0 A 1917 poster created by the American Committee for Relief in the Near East asking for $30 […]

Egyptian Twitter Post Pushes Turkey’s Buttons

Egyptian Twitter Post Pushes Turkey’s Buttons   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, April 24, 2011. (photo by REUTERS/Tigran Mehrabyan)   By: Yasemin Çongar for Al-Monitor Turkey Pulse Posted on August 23 […]

Armenian culture in Turkey: From the ashes

Armenian culture in Turkey: From the ashes

Armenian culture in Turkey From the ashes Turkish Armenians are beginning to celebrate—and commemorate—their past   Just like new     Aug 24th 2013 | DIYARBAKIR |From the print edition A DAINTY silver slipper, a hand-engraved copper bowl. Silva Ozyerli, an ethnic Armenian, runs a loving finger over these and other family treasures strewn across […]

Australian MP Replies to Turkish Consul-General Concerning Genocide

Australia (AINA) — In a speech to the New South Wales Parliament on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, the Rev Fred Nile said the following to the Turkish Consul-General concerning Armenian, Assyrian and Hellenic-Greek genocides: Armenian, Assyrian And Greek Genocides Reverend the Hon. FRED NILE [6.11 p.m.]: I wish to speak on the genocide of the […]

Adly Mansour: Egypt Signs Tomorrow the International `Document’ on the Armenian Massacres

Adly Mansour: Egypt Signs Tomorrow the International `Document’ on the Armenian Massacres Al-Bawabah News, Egypt Aug 17 2013 by Nada Hifzi The official page of the interim President of the Republic [of Egypt] Adli Mansour has announced on his social networking site “Twitter” that the permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations will sign […]

A century of violence: From the Turkish Massacres of Armenians to the Taksim Demonstrations

A century of violence: From the Turkish Massacres of Armenians to the Taksim Demonstrations Al-Bawabah News, Egypt Aug 17 2013 By Karam Saeed In an unprecedented move, Cairo has announced the signing of the Convention which condemns the Armenian genocide committed by the Turks (the Ottoman Empire) on April 24, 1915. This action from official […]

Greenhead Park could be site of first permanent Holocaust memorial in North of England

Greenhead Park could be site of first permanent Holocaust memorial in North of England

Greenhead Park could be site of first permanent Holocaust memorial in North of England 16 Aug 2013 08:51 The north of England’s first permanent Holocaust memorial will be in Huddersfield Greenhead Park is one of three sites which have been shortlisted for the memorial. The other possible sites are the town’s university and Huddersfield New […]

Turkey’s Armenian Ghosts

For many years in Turkey, conversations became awkward if they turned to defining what used to be called the “events of 1915”. Basically, I had read one set of history books, which discussed the genocidal deaths of 1-1.5 million Armenians who died in the Ottoman Empire during the First World War deportations. Most Turks had […]

The Case Against Legitimizing Genocide Deniers: Scholars Speak Up

[The] willingness to ascribe to the deniers and their myths the legitimacy of a point of view is of as great, if not greater, concern than are the activities of the deniers themselves. —Deborah Lipstadt WATERTOWN, Mass. (A.W.)— The participation of a number of Armenian studies and genocide studies scholars in the conference “The Caucasus […]

Charny Dismantles Gunter’s Deceptive Genocide Denialism

As the centennial approaches, Turkish officials and their cohorts are searching for more subtle approaches to deny the Armenian Genocide. Realizing that their past practice of outright denial is no longer credible, they have initiated a more sophisticated campaign that intends to raise subtle questions about the genocide, sowing seeds of doubt among uninformed masses. […]

NSW parliament recognises Greek genocide

NSW parliament recognises Greek genocide

A motion recognising the Greek, Assyrian and Armenian genocide was passed unanimously by the Parliament of NSW Legislative Council, after the request of the Assyrian Universal Alliance, the Australian Hellenic Council and the Armenian National Committee. While in 1997 the NSW Parliament passed a motion recognising the genocide of the Armenians, on Wednesday 1 May […]

Congress May Cut off Aid to Turkey for Hosting Sudan’s Genocidal President

A Congressional committee adopted an amendment last month that would suspend U.S. foreign aid to any country hosting a visit by Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir. Members of Congress intend to isolate this brutal leader and help bring him to court for his crimes in Darfur. Congress decided to take this action after several countries, including […]

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