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Amal Clooney: Turkey’s PR Nightmare

Amal Clooney: Turkey’s PR Nightmare By William Bairamian on Jan 28, 2015 Armenia, Nation, News Desk Amal Clooney is representing Armenia in the case of Perincek v. Switzerland, where Turkish citizen Dogu Perincek, a member of a group called the Talaat Pasha Committee, is accused of denying the Armenian Genocide at a conference in Switzerland by […]

Armenian-Turkish Solidarity Against Hatred: The Perincek Case before the European Court

Armenian-Turkish Solidarity Against Hatred: The Perincek Case before the European Court Շաբաթ, 24 հունվար, 2015 – 13:06 | Սիվիլնեթ Բաժիններ` Istanbul, OՐԱԿԱՐԳ, REPORTS IN ENGLISH, ԱՇԽԱՐՀ, ԹՈՒՐՔԻԱ, ՀԱՅԱՍՏԱՆ, ՀԱՍԱՐԱԿՈՒԹՅՈՒՆ, ՀԱՐԵՎԱՆՆԵՐ, ՔԱՂԱՔԱԿԱՆՈՒԹՅՈՒՆ Payam Akhavan, Professor of International Law Payam Akhavan is a Professor of International Law at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and a Visiting Fellow […]

Amal Clooney accuses Turkey of hypocrisy on freedom of speech in Armenian genocide trial

Amal Clooney accuses Turkey of hypocrisy on freedom of speech in Armenian genocide trial The human rights lawyer, representing Armenia, criticised Turkey’s double standards on freedom of expression Amal Clooney accused Turkey of hypocrisy during a hearing at Strasbourg court’s 17-member Grand Chamber  Photo: ECHR By Bruno Waterfield, Strasbourg and Raziye Akkoc   12:03PM GMT 28 […]

Amal Clooney and Geoffrey Robertson Webcast at ECHR

Amal Clooney and Geoffrey Robertson Webcast at ECHR   Perinçek v. Switzerland (no. 27510/08)   Please click below: http://www.echr.coe.int/Pages/home.aspx?p=hearings&w=2751008_28012015&language=en&c=&py=2015

‘The Armenians want an acknowledgement that the 1915 massacre was a crime’

‘The Armenians want an acknowledgement that the 1915 massacre was a crime’

‘The Armenians want an acknowledgement that the 1915 massacre was a crime’ Geoffrey Robertson In 1915 Britain was determined to expose the Armenian genocide, so why have we since downgraded it to a ‘tragedy’? Armenians mark the anniversary of the massacre of their people, in 2014. Photograph: Karen Minasyan/Getty Images Friday 23 January 2015 14.00 GMT […]

Amal Clooney takes on Armenia genocide case in European court

Amal Clooney takes on Armenia genocide case in European court Amal Clooney to take on next high profile case after Elgin Marbles – the denial of the Armenian genocide by Turks in 1915 8K 339 0 3 8K Email Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney Photo: LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP By Nick Squires, Rome 7:24PM GMT 12 Jan 2015 After weighing […]

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 […]

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 […]

European Court of Human Rights Provides More Options to Sue Turkey

European Court of Human Rights Provides More Options to Sue Turkey By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier While there is frequent talk about the pursuit of Armenian claims against Turkey in the International Court of Justice (World Court), the possibility of taking legal action in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) is rarely […]

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 […]

Sarkozy Asks Government to Prepare New Law on Denial

PARIS, France (A.W.)—French President Nicolas Sarkozy has asked the government to prepare a new law criminalizing genocide denial. The call came less than an hour after the French Constitutional Council issued a statement announcing its ruling of the Jan. 23 bill—aimed at penalizing the denial of genocides—unconstitutional, arguing that it would curb freedom of speech. […]

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