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PanARMENIAN.Net - Dr. Hayk Demoyan will give a talk entitled "Between Realism and Mythology: Modern Identity and Memory politics of the Armenian World" on March 8 at the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) Center in Belmont, Massachusetts, The Armenian Weekly ...
Benjamin Netanyahu is the fifth Israeli Prime Minister to be hit with corruption charges, and while his predecessors had mixed success in dodging those charges, Bibi has some tried and true tricks up his sleeve. by Miko Peled. February 16th, 2018. By Miko Peled ...
"On behalf of the education Committee, we are honored to recognize these outstanding educators who have chosen to honor the memory of those who have perished and survived the Armenian genocide by teaching the historical truths and lessons learned in ways that are powerful and impactful in their ...
The lower house of the Dutch parliament approved a motion on Friday to recognise the mass killings of Armenians during World war One as genocide, local English-language news website the NL Times said . It also said a Dutch minister or state secretary should attend the annual commemoration of the ...
The Chief prosecutor of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT), Dr Serge Brammertz, has said that his office was scaling up efforts in tracking the key suspects of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi, that remain at large 24 years later. The top three fugitives that remain the subject of ...

A memorial plaque and symbolic monument reflecting the bloody events of 1918 are planned to be constructed in the Guba memorial complex of genocide. This was stated by the vice-president of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan (ANAS), a member of the commission to investigate the ...
Massis Post - On Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 2-4 pm, thousands will gather in Times Square (43rd St. & Broadway) to commemorate the 103rd anniversary commemoration of the Armenian genocide (Medz Yeghern), the first genocide of the 20th century. In recognition of genocide Awareness Month in ...
Kigali, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) -- The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) has put in place a number of strategies expected to better track key Rwanda genocide masterminds, the MICT chief prosecutor said on Tuesday. Speaking at a press conference in Rwandan capital Kigali, Chief ...
The UN and the politics of the word "genocide" have a long and complex history. The prevention of future genocides in the wake of the holocaust was one of the founding aims of the supra-national body. Yet ever since its establishment, and the enshrinement of the duty of the international community to ...
2, the Inter-Lakes high school service club hosted guest speaker Jeanine Mukarubega, who is a survivor of the Rwandan genocide. Mukarubega told the students about events leading up to the genocide, the 100 days that killed almost 900,000 Rwandans and the aftermath that still affects the country ...
United Nations, Feb. 12 (Xinhua) -- UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of genocide Adama Dieng has expressed concern about the presence of a number of factors in the Western Balkans that could lead to further polarization unless serious and concerted efforts are taken to address them. Concerns ...
The Armenian students Association staged a silent demonstration in Red Square on Feb. 8 to raise awareness about the 1915 Armenian genocide and its global legacy today. Seven representatives of the ASA, which is in the process of becoming a university-recognized student organization, distributed ...
LAWRENCE, Kan. (University of Kansas)--The Robert and Elizabeth Dole Archive and Special Collections at the Dole Institute of politics has announced the recipients of two grants related to the Armenian genocide of 1915-1917. The institute has awarded an archival fellowship to author Michael Bobelian ...
A Russian diplomat cautioned Israel on Wednesday over a proposed law that would formally recognise the deaths of millions of Ukrainians under Soviet rule as a genocide. "This is not a good time to discuss such a proposal," Leonid Frolov, Russia's deputy ambassador in Tel Aviv, told Israel's army Radio.
On Wednesday, the military tribunal in Nyamirambo started hearing defence submissions by genocide suspect, Second Lieutenant Henry Jean-Claude Seyoboka, who claims prosecution witnesses confused him with another retired soldier, a one Lt. Claude. The hearing begun with the judge explaining ...
However, more than a dozen interviews by The Associated Press with the most recent refugees show growing desperation, as the noose tightens around their communities in what U.N. officials have said may be a genocide. The U.N. and human rights groups such as Amnesty International have also ...

A U.S. Congressman has called for a resolution to be passed recognising the Armenian genocide in reaction to what he says were Turkish threats to U.S. troops in Syria. "Turkey essentially is telling the United States that we should end our support to Kurdish YPG fighters or risk being targeted by Turkey.
Why does nobody dare to pronounce the term "genocide" in connection with the Washington committed atrocities around the globe? - If there is one nation that is guilty of mass-murder it is the United States of America and her Zionist handlers. But nobody seems to pay attention. Or, rather, nobody dares to ...
Worcester, Mass.--Turkey has continually denied the Armenian genocide carried out by the Ottoman government beginning in 1915. Although decades of scholarly research has decisively established the systematic annihilation of Armenians, the relative scarcity of direct evidence has allowed the ...
A French public hospital has suspended a Rwandan doctor who was convicted on genocide charges back home, after a protest by a Rwandan government commission. Dr. Charles Twagira started working at the Paul Doumer Hospital outside Paris last month, and the Rwanda National Commission for the ...
As reported by Rifat Fareed of Al Jazeera, on February 2, 2018, five Kashmiri youth were killed by Indian security forces in Ganawpora area of Shopian District just for nothing. 19-year-old Javaid Ahmad Bhat, a big cricket fan was killed while he was returning after playing the cricket, peacefully. The other ...
The plan to repatriate Rohingya refugees without any protection, or the guaranteeing of their basic rights is part of a larger campaign to whitewash the crimes of the Myanmar government and to, once more, defer the protracted crisis of the Rohingya. Although the cruelty experienced by the Rohingya goes ...
Myanmar is learning the hard way that accusations of ethnic cleansing and genocide are especially bad for business. Last year's military crackdown on ethnic Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state, an offensive that resulted in well-documented atrocities and the evacuation of over 650,000 refugees across its ...
Evidence of a previously undocumented attack in August emerged yesterday with one UN expert declaring it showed the "hallmarks of genocide". Witnesses claim that in Rakhine State, Mynamar, attackers of the minority and much persecuted Muslim community deliberately used acid to burn off the faces of ...
Although the genocide of the Rohingya minority in Myanmar has gathered greater media attention in recent months, there is no indication that the international community is prepared to act in any meaningful way, thus leaving hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees stranded in border camps between ...
A judge at a UN court who has either freed, reduced sentences or acquitted more than a dozen people - all of who planned and executed the 1994 genocide against Tutsi in Rwanda, has applied for extension of his contract. KT Press can exclusively reveal that Judge Theodor Meron has filed a new ...
In an op-ed published by the Fresno Bee on Friday, David Minier, the prosecutor in Yanikian's trial, laments that he objected to pleas by Yanikian's lawyers to allow testimony by genocide survivors and Historians and allow the defendant what he called his "Armenian Nuremburg." Minier also makes ...
"Armenia has become a pioneer in the efforts of preventing crimes against humanity and new genocides. 2018 is the 70th anniversary of adopting the genocide Prevention Convention. On this occasion, Armenia is presently putting efforts for a new resolution to be adopted in the UN circle - in the human ...
Using the right appellation of the "genocide against the Tutsi" is important in fighting its denial. That's why I thank the UN for the effort towards the fight against genocide denial. When talking about the genocide without specifying the group that was targeted by the "genocide", it creates a loophole that ...
MUSKEGON, MI - One American stayed in Rwanda when genocide began in 1994. Ten years later, Carl Wilkens' experience was chronicled in the documentary "I'm Not Leaving" by writer/director Kevin Ekvall. Wilkens stayed - risking his own life - in the hopes of saving a few people. On Tuesday, Jan.
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres met with Sudan's president, who is accused of genocide by the International Criminal Court, on the sidelines of the African Union summit on grounds of "operational necessity," the United Nations said Monday. U.N. deputy spokesman Farhan Haq told reporters that ...
Immaculee Ilibagiza raises her right hand in 2013 when she became a citizen of the United States. Now an author living in New York, her best known book "Left to Tell, Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan holocaust," tells of her experience in the 1994 Rwandan genocide. File/Bebeto Matthews/AP.
The Island's national tribute to the victims of holocausts and genocide around the world takes place this afternoon (Sunday). St George's Church in Douglas will host the annual Holocaust Memorial Commemoration at three o'clock (3pm) - a service which is open to all, regardless of faith. One of the ...
The United Nations General Assembly on Friday unanimously adopted a decision on the "International Day of Reflection on the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda," a decision that corrects inaccuracies that existed in the previous resolution, A/RES/58/234, which omitted to name the Tutsi as the ...
The atrocities committed against Tamils during the 25-year civil war in Sri Lanka amounted to ethnic cleansing and even today a huge drive is underway to change the demography of the Tamil-dominated region, noted photographer and former UN staffer Benjamin Dix said today. Dix worked as ...
A year ago, I posted a Tweet which noted that "The holocaust didn't start in the gas chambers; it began with the rhetoric of hate." The sentiment clearly struck a chord judging by the responses I received. Appropriately, the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2018, on Saturday 27 January, is 'The Power of ...
In what has been called the first genocide of the twentieth century, colonists pushed Herero into the desert and forced others into concentration camps. Sixty-five thousand Herero died. Similar tactics killed ten thousand Nama men and women. (Both groups have called on Germany to pay reparations, and ...
The German government said Friday it had asked a US court to throw out a lawsuit brought by Indigenous groups from Namibia seeking reparations for the genocide of their peoples under German colonial rule. It was the first time Berlin has formally responded to the class-action suit launched by the Herero ...
The garden where the Roma massacre memorial monument will be built. The Roma, sometimes known as the Gypsy, have suffered discrimination throughout Europe for hundreds of years. Hundreds of thousands died during WWII. PHOTO | BENJAMIN ABTAN | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
The American threats against North Korea continue to mount and with them the threat of the genocide of the people of North Korea by the United States of America and its allies. The meeting of the USA, Canada and other nations that attacked North Korea in 1950 held in Vancouver, Canada, on January 16, ...
Yanikian's purpose was to create an "Armenian Nuremberg" - a show trial to call world attention to the genocide, as the Nuremberg trial had done with Nazi war crimes. And perhaps to be acquitted. Yanikian's hope was not unreasonable. In 1921, a German jury had acquitted Soghoman Tehlirian of ...
Today is holocaust Memorial Day, a day when it is important to remember those whose lives were lost to genocide. Remembering those murdered for their beliefs is not only about honouring them, their families and making sure the victims are never forgotten. but also to fight those who deny such atrocities ...
United Nations, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- The UN General Assembly on Friday adopted a resolution to change the name of an international day in memory of the 1994 Rwandan genocide. The new resolution changes the designation of April 7 as "the International Day of Reflection on the 1994 genocide ...
The Rohingya people's stories of rape, murder, destroyed villages and mass exodus form their new narrative as world leaders debate whether to call the situation "genocide." The United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the crime of genocide said "acts committed with intent to ...
Delaware, Ohio - Historian Ronald Grigor Suny, Ph.D., will discuss the World War I-era Armenian genocide when he speaks next month at Ohio Wesleyan University. Suny, the William H. Sewell Jr. Distinguished University Professor of History at the University of Michigan, will speak at 7 p.m. Feb.
The first genocide of the 20th century was carried out in present-day Namibia. At the turn of the last century, some 80,000 people were massacred by German colonial forces. The victims were members of the Nama and Herero communities. Today, their descendants want reparations from Germany and ...
The first feature from award-winning native activist and filmmaker Cody Lucich, Akicita: The Battle of Standing Rock is a powerful and harrowing watch, telling the story of the Standing Rock occupation from the perspective of the "Native warriors" involved, while thrusting the viewer into the action. The largest ...
Germany is expected to appear in New York City's District Court on Thursday, or risk losing the case to the descendants of the genocide victims by default. This comes after the German government pointedly rejected summons to appear at a pre-trial conference where information would be reviewed ...


 

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