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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

‘The First Refuge and the Last Defense’

‘The First Refuge and the Last Defense’ CHRISTIANITY, NATIONAL NEWS | MARCH 11, 2014 11:18 AM ________________________________ Major Exhibit Issued by ANI, AGMA, and Assembly Available Online WASHINGTON — The Armenian National Institute (ANI), Armenian Genocide Museum of America (AGMA) and Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) jointly, and in cooperation with the Mother See of […]

An Armenian craftsman reviving a long-forgotten Ottoman art

An Armenian craftsman reviving a long-forgotten Ottoman art   Hrach Arslanyan is an artist and instructor of Armenian descent who is engaged in reviving “murassa,” a traditional Ottoman art that was forgotten for almost five centuries, Today’s Zaman reports. Murassa is an art which involves the decoration of metal objects with precious stones. Arslanyan focuses […]

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 […]

Czech President Says Ottoman Mass Killings Constitute ‘Genocide

Czech President Says Ottoman Mass Killings Constitute ‘Genocide Armenian Genocide, International News, News | February 13, 2014 1:20 pm PRAGUE (RFE/RL and Armenpress) — Czech President Milos Zeman said this week that the mass killings of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey amounted to “genocide.” “Next year it will be 100 years since the genocide of the […]

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 […]

First world war: memories of the last survivors

First world war: memories of the last survivors

Le Monde/The Guardian First world war: memories of the last survivors In a special project with four other Europa newspapers, we talk to some of the few who still recall those momentous events Guillaume Perrier, Steven Morris, Anna Günther, Carlo Bologna and Wojciech Bielawa The Guardian, Wednesday 22 January 2014 18.15 GMT   [Ovsanna Kaloustian […]

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 […]

Australia and the history wars, Armenian edition

Australia and the history wars, Armenian edition Charles Richardson Nov 18, 2013 12:17PM Turkey, as always, resents any official reference to the Armenian genocide. This time it’s Australia in the firing line. The Armenians should be good candidates for western sympathy. A small Christian nation with Muslim enemies, they were also one of the first […]

Plan for an Armenian genocide denier to air views in Parliament house outrages Armenian community

Plan for an Armenian genocide denier to air views in Parliament house outrages Armenian community   Updated Fri 15 Nov 2013, 11:51pm AEDT   Armenian Australians are outraged that one of the worlds most strident Armenian genocide deniers, Professor Justin McCarthy, will be allowed to present his views next week in Parliament House. Michael Brissenden […]

Akcam receives MESA’s Prestigious Hourani Book Prize for a book on Armenian Genocide

Akcam receives MESA’s Prestigious Hourani Book Prize for a book on Armenian Genocide   Historian Taner Akcam received the Middle East Studies Association’s (MESA) 2013 Hourani Book Prize for his book The Young Turks’ Crime Against Humanity: The Armenian Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing in the Ottoman Empire, the Armenian Weekly reports. MESA’s statement reads: “We award the […]

The Independent: Further proof emerges of Turkey’s genocide

The Independent: Further proof emerges of Turkey’s genocide

Further proof emerges of Turkey’s genocide The Turks are preparing to smother the 100th anniversary of their Holocaust against the Christian Armenians of the Ottoman Empire in 1915 Robert Fisk Sunday 13 October 2013 To other, earlier refugees. The Turks are preparing to smother the 100th anniversary of their Holocaust against the Christian Armenians of […]

“The Times of the Armenian Genocide: Reports in the British Press, 1914-1923” book is published

“The Times of the Armenian Genocide: Reports in the British Press, 1914-1923” book is published

“The Times of the Armenian Genocide: Reports in the British Press, 1914-1923” book is published   11.Oct.2013 – 12:59   Katia Minas Peltekian announces the publication of a two-volume book entitled “The Times of the Armenian Genocide: Reports in the British Press, 1914-1923”. The two-volumes compile over one thousand items collected from British newspapers between […]

Skulls and Bones Exposed in Mass Grave Near Van

Skulls and Bones Exposed in Mass Grave Near Van   Skulls and bones, possibly from the Armenian genocide, protrude from the soil. VAN, Turkey (Armenian Weekly)—Skulls and bones, possibly from the Armenian Genocide, protrude from the soil near a school in the district of Westan in Van, according to a newspaper report. The pro-Kurdish Ozgur […]

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