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Will Erdogan visit genocide memorial in 2015?

TURKEY PULSE   TÜRKİYE’NİN NABZI 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, Armenia, April 24, 2011.  Will Erdogan visit genocide memorial in 2015?   “It is very likely for the prime minister to […]

Obama won’t acknowledge Armenian genocide by Turkey, protesters say

Obama won’t acknowledge Armenian genocide by Turkey, protesters say By Dave Boyer The Washington Times Monday, November 25, 2013 President Obama (right) and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan meet Protesters will use President Obama’s fundraising trip to Southern California on Tuesday to highlight his refusal to live up to a campaign promise to recognize […]

Two events to feature Genocide denier cancelled in Australia

Two events to feature Genocide denier cancelled in Australia November 20, 2013   The Peak Public Affairs Committee of the Armenian-Australian Community SYDNEY and MELBOURNE: Professor Justin McCarthy, a well funded denier of the Armenian Genocide, has had two planned events in Sydney and Melbourne cancelled on the grounds of his unwelcome denialist views. McCarthy […]

Genocide denier’s events cancelled in Australia

Genocide denier’s events cancelled in Australia

Genocide denier’s events cancelled in Australia November 20, 2013 – 12:06 AMT PanARMENIAN.Net – Professor Justin McCarthy, a well funded denier of the Armenian Genocide, has had two planned events in Sydney and Melbourne cancelled on the grounds of his unwelcome denialist views, the Armenian National Committee of Australia reported. McCarthy was due to address […]

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 […]

From the Ottoman Empire to Killarney, Manitoba: the story of an Armenian genocide survivor

From the Ottoman Empire to Killarney, Manitoba: the story of an Armenian genocide survivor   POSTED BY: Jack Garabed, Son of an Armenian genocide survivor (Guest author), 2 Comments , Nov 15, 2013 News event at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. In the photo (R to L): CMHR President and CEO Stuart Murray, David […]

TURKEY PULSE

TURKEY PULSE   TÜRKİYE’NİN NABZI   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, Armenia, April 24, 2011. Will Erdogan visit genocide memorial in 2015?   “It is very likely for the prime minister […]

Turkey must return Armenian churches, Aram I says in Europe

Turkey must return Armenian churches, Aram I says in Europe   09:38 16/10/2013 In his opening remarks at the 3rd Conference of European Armenians, organized by the European Armenian Federation for Justice and Democracy (ANC of Europe) and held at the European Parliament, His Holiness Aram I urged Turkey to “return Armenian churches to their […]

Armenian Genocide recognition indispensable precondition for Turkey to join EU: MEP

Armenian Genocide recognition indispensable precondition for Turkey to join EU: MEP The recognition of the Armenian Genocide is an indispensable precondition for Turkey to join the EU. As reports “Armenpress” citing kibrispostasi.com, Greek MEP, the Head of the EU-Armenia Friendship Group Eleni Theocharous stated this. “Turkey has nothing to do in the EU and civilized […]

New Australian Government filled with supporters of Armenian Genocide recognition

New Australian Government filled with supporters of Armenian Genocide recognition – Posted on October 14, 2013 The Prime Minister of Australia, Tony Abbott and three of his senior Ministers have all, while in Opposition over the last three years, properly characterised the Armenian Genocide in public speeches and statements, the Armenian National Committee of Australia […]

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 […]

Visting author speaks on genocide

Visting author speaks on genocide   By Nina Due / In Campus, News, World / October 9, 2013 A class of 20 students gathered at the King Intercultural center Oct. 1 to have a discussion about genocide with the author of “Nowhere: A Story of Exile.” “People don’t think these things happen now, but they […]

Armenian Review Appoints New Assistant Editor, Publishes Recent Issue

Armenian Review Appoints New Assistant Editor, Publishes Recent Issue   Dr. Talar Chahinian joins the Armenian Review as assistant editor WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Spring-Summer 2013 issue of the Armenian Review was published earlier this month. The most recent issue includes articles ranging from historic textual analysis to current political issues. In the first article of the […]

Delegates from 17 Countries Pay Their Respects at Yerevan Genocide Memorial

Delegates from 17 Countries Pay Their Respects at Yerevan Genocide Memorial   11:28, October 11, 2013 Members of 31 delegations, hailing from 17 countries, now in Yerevan to participate in celebrations to mark the 2795th of the Armenian capital and to attend the International Conference of Capital Cities of the Council of Europe, visited the Armenian […]

Diyarbakir Mayor places wreaths at Armenian Genocide Memorial in Providence

Diyarbakir Mayor places wreaths at Armenian Genocide Memorial in Providence   Mayor of the Diyarbakir Sur Municipality Abdullah Demirbaş placed flowers at the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Providence on Oct. 10, the Armenian Weekly reports. Speaking at the memorial, Demirbaş said, “We bow in memory of all those who lost their lives.” Kurds had a […]

The Washington Post: Church bells ring in a corner of Turkey once the site of Armenian genocide

The Washington Post: Church bells ring in a corner of Turkey once the site of Armenian genocide

The Washington Post: Church bells ring in a corner of Turkey once the site of Armenian genocide   “For almost a century, the bells of St. Giragos — a magnificent 14th-century church built of sturdy black basalt bricks — were silent. Severely damaged during the 1915 massacre and deportation of local Christians, it stood roofless and […]

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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