Daily Archives: Friday, 27 April, 2012

Դկտ. Տ.Ներսես ավագ քհն. Ներսեսյանի ուղերձը Ապրիլյան հուշ-երեկոյին

Դկտ. Տ.Ներսես ավագ քհն. Ներսեսյանի ուղերձը Ապրիլյան հուշ-երեկոյին

Այսօր, մեր սրտերը ծով վշտով լցված, հոգեկան ծանր ապրումներով ոգեկոչում ենք հիշատակն այն ահավոր ողբերգության, որն սկիզբ առավ 1894 թ. արյունարբու Սուլթան Աբդուլ Համիդի օրով՝ Սասունի ջարդով եւ շարունակվեց տասնյակ տարիներ, մինչեվ 1923թ.՝ բնաջինջ անելով արեվմտյան Հայաստանի համայն հայությունը: Այն դաժան քաղաքականությունը, որն սկիզբ առավ «Կարմիր Սուլթանի» գահակալության շրջանին, հեղափոխական Երիտասարդ Թուրքերը շարունակեցին եվ հասցրին […]

Assyrian Genocide Memorial Unveiled in Yerevan

Assyrian Genocide Memorial Unveiled in Yerevan

YEREVAN (A.W.)—The official dedication of the Assyrian Genocide memorial on Nalbandyan Street in Yerevan took place on April 25, a day after Armenians worldwide commemorated the 97thanniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The monument was unveiled in the presence of Armenian officials, representatives of various local and international Assyrian organizations, representatives of Armenian political parties, members […]

Turkey Has Acknowledged the Armenian Genocide

“Turkey denies the Armenian Genocide” goes a jingle. Yes, the Turkish state’s official policy towards the Armenian Genocide was and is indeed characterized by the “three M’s”: misrepresentation, mystification, and manipulation. But when one gauges what place the genocide occupies in the social memory of Turkish society, even after nearly a century, a different picture […]

Genocide Commemorated in Turkey

Genocide Commemorated in Turkey

ISTANBUL—Hundreds gathered in Taksim Square Tuesday to commemorate the 97th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, reported Today’s Zaman. A sit-down gathering organized by the Say No to Racism and Nationalism initiative in Taksim Square was attended by a group of public figures, including wife of murdered journalist Hrant Dink, Rakel Dink; Peace and Democracy Party […]

Armenian Genocide and ANZAC Day

Every year on the 25th of April, New Zealand and Australia commemorate ANZAC day. This day was chosen as it was the first day of the ill fated Gallipoli campaign of 1915, the ill conceived and executed attempt to wrest the Dardanelles from Turkish hands. Most New Zealanders are not aware of horrifying and brutal […]

Armenian question: despair and hope

As a person who lives in Turkey day in and day out, sometimes I become very hopeful, and sometimes I find myself in such a pessimistic mood. And these two moods may follow each other one day after another. The other day I attended a debate on one of the most popular TV channels in […]

Surviving the Armenian Genocide: My Grandfather’s Story

April 24th marks the 97th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Armenians mark this date in 1915, when several hundred Armenian leaders were rounded up, arrested and later executed as the start of the Armenian genocide and it is generally said to have extended to 1917. In total, over 1.5 million Armenians were massacred by the […]

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