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Robert Fisk: Do you know the difference between a Holocaust and a holocaust? The Armenians do

Robert Fisk: Do you know the difference between a Holocaust and a holocaust? The Armenians do

http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/do-you-know-the-difference-between-a-holocaust-and-a-holocaust-the-armenians-do-9894346.html Sunday 30 November 2014 Do you know the difference between a Holocaust and a holocaust? The Armenians do Despite what some sub-editors might think, the genocide of 1.5m Armenian Christians in 1915 was not a holocaust What’s in a name? Let’s start with the Persian Gulf. Or the Arabian Gulf. Or just the Arab […]

The 20th-Century Dictator Most Idolized by Hitler

The 20th-Century Dictator Most Idolized by Hitler

The 20th-Century Dictator Most Idolized by Hitler http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/11/24/the-20th-century-dictator-most-idolized-by-hitler.html Universal History Archive/UIG William O’Connor Fatal Attraction 11.24.14 The 20th-Century Dictator Most Idolized by Hitler Historians may credit Mussolini with inspiring Hitler’s rise to power, but the despot called a different contemporary his ‘shining star.’ Adolf Hitler’s obsessions, for he was a man prone to unhealthy fixations, […]

GEOFFREY ROBERTSON DECLARES MASSACRE GENOCIDE

GEOFFREY ROBERTSON DECLARES MASSACRE GENOCIDE The West Australian Nov 25 2014 by ELAINE FRY November 25, 2014, Eminent human rights lawyer and QC Geoffrey Robertson’s latest book, An Inconvenient Genocide, draws attention to an important issue that still needs to be addressed: the recognition of the massacre of about one million Armenians on the eve […]

Prince Charles reveals his heartbreak at the ‘appalling atrocities’ and ‘soul destroying tragedy’ facing Christians persecuted across the Middle East

Prince Charles reveals his heartbreak at the ‘appalling atrocities’ and ‘soul destroying tragedy’ facing Christians persecuted across the Middle East The Prince of Wales visited Armenian Church in London today Charles addressed issues facing Christians in the Middle East  He said Christianity is being ‘grotesquely and barbarously assaulted’ By Sara Malm for MailOnline Published: 16:45, 19 […]

Geoffrey Robertson QC discusses his new book on the Armenian genocide.

Geoffrey Robertson QC discusses his new book on the Armenian genocide. Updated 22 Oct 2014, 8:11amWed 22 Oct 2014, 8:11am Human rights lawyer Geoffrey Robertson QC discusses his new book about the Armenian genocide, called ‘An Inconvenient Genocide’. Source The Drum | Duration 7min 42sec Topics: unrest-conflict-and-war, armenia CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO DIRECT FROM WEBSITE […]

Jabhat al-Nusra blows up Armenian church in Deir el-Zour: A savage blow that echoes through Armenian history

Jabhat al-Nusra blows up Armenian church in Deir el-Zour: A savage blow that echoes through Armenian history

Jabhat al-Nusra blows up Armenian church in Deir el-Zour: A savage blow that echoes through Armenian history Islamists’ destruction of a shrine to the victims of genocide marks the latest chapter in a tragic national history. Robert Fisk reports from Qamishli, north-eastern Syria Robert Fisk Qamishli In the most savage act of vandalism against Syria’s […]

Members of Congress Express Outrage Over Der Zor Destruction

Members of Congress Express Outrage Over Der Zor Destruction

Members of Congress Express Outrage Over Der Zor Destruction Members of Congress Express Outrage Over Der Zor Destruction WASHINGTON Members of Congress have begun a string of condemnation and expressions of outrage over the destruction of the Armenian Genocide memorial church in Der Zor over the weekend by Islamic State forces. Representatives Frank Pallone (D-NJ), […]

Robert Fisk: Bombs away! US to the rescue – but only of certain minorities, not Muslims

Robert Fisk: Bombs away! US to the rescue – but only of certain minorities, not Muslims

Bombs away! US to the rescue – but only of certain minorities, not Muslims Obama’s air strikes on Isis in northern Iraq are hypocritical, and a sense of déjà vu is understandable He wouldn’t bomb Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s bloody caliphate when it was butchering the majority Shia Muslims of Iraq. But Barak Obama is riding […]

Fighting for Honor: Turkish scholar publishes accounts by Armenian Genocide survivors

Fighting for Honor: Turkish scholar publishes accounts by Armenian Genocide survivors PhotolureRageb Zarakolu By GAYANE MKRTCHYAN ArmeniaNow reporter A Turkish version of “The Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Turkey. Testimonies of Survivors”, a three-volume collection of archival documents covering the 1916-1917 period, has been published in one volume, in 1500 copies in Turkey by intellectual, human rights […]

What’s the Difference Between Mass Killing and Genocide?

What’s the Difference Between Mass Killing and Genocide? The ‘G-Word’ Shouldn’t Be Used Lightly GETTY IMAGES Aftermath of Genocide: In 1915, soldiers stand over skulls of victims from the Armenian village of Sheyxalan in the Mush valley. The Language of Crimes Two weeks ago, I wrote a column about “neo-Nazi” as a term for anti-Arab hooligans among Israel’s […]

General Andranik’s One and Only Manuscript Returns Home after more than 90 years

General Andranik’s One and Only Manuscript Returns Home after more than 90 years

A Long-Long Way Home… General Andranik’s One and Only Manuscript Returns Home after more than 90 years The journey of the unique Manuscript of famous Armenian General Andranik is very similar to the journey of many Armenian survivors of the First Genocide of the XX century. Dr. Hratch Kouyoumjian, a well-known member of the Armenian […]

Video explaining the “Forget-Me-Not” flower – symbol of the Armenian Genocide

Forgotten Rutgers prof who coined ‘genocide’ now getting his due

Forgotten Rutgers prof who coined ‘genocide’ now getting his due

Forgotten Rutgers prof who coined ‘genocide’ now getting his due By Seth Augenstein/The Star-Ledger It was the “crime without a name.” But Raphael Lemkin gave it utterance. “Genocide” was the word Lemkin coined in 1944, as Allied troops were just beginning to discover the death camps and mass graves left behind by retreating Nazi forces. […]

Pope Francis to Armenian Catholicos: Blood of martyrs is seed of unity

Pope Francis to Armenian Catholicos: Blood of martyrs is seed of unity 18:32 08.05.2014 Pope Francis received the Patriarch of the Armenian Apostolic Church, Catholicos Karekin II, on Thursday at the Vatican. The Catholicos is in Rome on a three-day visit that concludes on May 9. In remarks prepared for the occasion, Pope Francis recalled […]

Commemorative Evening of the Armenian Genocide in St. Yegishe Armenian Church in London, 2014

Commemorative Evening of the Armenian Genocide in St. Yegishe Armenian Church in London, 2014

WE CANNOT, WE WILL NOT FORGET THE 24TH OF APRIL 1915 Commemorative Evening of the Armenian Genocide in St. Yegishe Armenian Church in London 24th of April… A day that unites Armenians across the world regardless of political, social or cultural background, to remember 1.5million innocent lives lost in the first Genocide of the XX […]

Armenia and Turkey: 2015 Begins Today

Armenia and Turkey: 2015 Begins Today                     Posted by: Thomas de Waal Thursday, April 24, 2014 2015 begins today. The statement by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on the “Armenian Question” goes further than any other Turkish leader before him. Never before has a Turkish […]

There was no genocide – Turkey PM

There was no genocide – Turkey PM April 29, 2014 | 12:47 In an interview with the American PBS television, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan again denied the fact of the Armenian Genocide. Well-known PBS talk show host Charlie Rose asked Erdogan whether Turkey may recognize the Armenian Genocide, reported Intertnethaber website of Turkey. […]

Armenians Should Thank Erdogan for… NOT Recognizing the Genocide

Armenians Should Thank Erdogan for… NOT Recognizing the Genocide Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 | Posted by Harut Sassounian BY HARUT SASSOUNIAN Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan’s statement on the ‘events of 1915’ released in nine languages last week was a major propaganda coup for Turkey, generating worldwide publicity. The announcement was so cleverly crafted that it fooled many […]

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 […]

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