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By Sémhur - Topographic background : NASA Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SWBD) (public domain)Image:Armeniangenocidemap.gif by Vahagn Avedian, from the website http://www.armenica.org, uploaded on Commons by Electionworld under license GFDL. (Note: Armenica map is a clone of Map 224 (The Armenian Genocide, 1915 (after J. Naslian and B.H. Harutyunyan) in Hewsen, Robert H. (2001) Armenia: A Historical Atlas (1st ed.), University of Chicago Press, pp. 232 ISBN 0-226-33228-4Other data :Cartographic projection : UTMGeodetic system : WGS84, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link
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“We highly appreciate the debates held today in the Parliament of friendly Netherlands and the decisions adopted as the result, which unequivocally reaffirm the recognition of the Armenian Genocide back in 2004,” Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian said in a statement. “With this step, the ...
Turkey's foreign ministry on Thursday condemned the Dutch parliament's approval of a motion recognizing as genocide the massacre of as many as 1.5 million Armenians in 1915. The ministry said in a written statement that the decision was not legally binding or valid, and noted that the Dutch government ...

Armenia says it is one of the first examples of genocide in modern history, predating the Holocaust. Turkey objects, saying that Armenians died in much smaller numbers and because of civil strife rather than a planned Ottoman government effort to annihilate the Christian minority. At least 23 countries, ...
President Michel Aoun of the Republic of Lebanon visited the Tsitsernakaberd memorial today. He laid a wreath at the memorial to Armenian Genocide victims and paid tribute to their memory with a moment of silence. Mr. Au0on also visited the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute and left a note in the ...
There is also majority support in parliament to send a Dutch minister to the commemoration of the Armenian genocide in Jerevan in April, Dutch media said on Friday. Voordewind is expected to submit a motion on the issue to parliament next week, but is already guaranteed the support of a majority of MPs, ...
Demoyan will analyze and discuss modern aspects of identity and memory politics in Post-Soviet Armenia and the Armenian Diaspora, taking particular note of the manipulation and instrumentalization of history and historical markers—old and new symbols, heroes, historical events, etc.,—as well as their ...

“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 ...
It came as no surprise that the Israeli Knesset on Wednesday, once again, rejected a bill to officially recognize the Armenian Genocide in vote of 41 against and 28 for. This iteration of the bill was introduced by chairman of the opposition Yesh Atid Party, Yair Lapid who said, “There is no reason that the ...
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 ...
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.
In his groundbreaking new book, “Killing Orders: Talat Pasha's Telegrams and the Armenian Genocide,” due out in March, Clark University historian Taner ... with Public Radio of Armenia that the a “smoking gun” would force the Turkish government seek new ways of denying the Armenian Genocide.
Furthermore, addressing a massive crowd in western city of Bursa before ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party's Women Branch congress, Erdogan stated that Turks were the “real victims of a genocide,” Ermenihaber.am reported. In the same speech Erdogan the ongoing Operation Olive Branch in ...
Karabakh will remain consistent in bringing Azerbaijan Armenians' genocide organizers to justice ... of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR) on Saturday issued a statement in connection with the 28th anniversary of the mass pogroms of the Armenian population in Baku, the capital city of Azerbaijan.
Two top aides to former President Barack Obama say his administration failed by not officially declaring that the mass slaughter of Armenians roughly 100 ... hold out the possibility that by uttering the word "genocide" Obama might derail ongoing attempts at rapprochement between Turkey and Armenia.
For the past year and a half, the ASA has worked to have the Armenian genocide formally recognized by Pepperdine. ASA drafted a resolution requesting that Pepperdine follow the examples of schools such as UCLA and LMU by formally acknowledging the targeted extermination of 1.5 million Armenians ...
YEREVAN—A prominent Yezidi human rights activist and a Yezidi advocacy group have welcomed the recognition of the Yezidi Genocide by the Armenian parliament, describing it as “a historic fact.” The Armenian Parliament on Tuesday unanimously adopted a statement, recognizing and condemning the ...
YEREVAN. – The tasks, which are put before the draft statement on the condemnation of the genocide that the terrorist groups carried out against the Yazidi people in Iraq in 2014, are humanitarian and universal, first and foremost. Armen Ashotyan, who is Chairman of the Standing Committee on Foreign ...

Last month, while criticizing Israel and the United States on the Jerusalem issue, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated with great conviction, without batting an eye: “There has never been any genocide, Holocaust, massacre, ethnic cleansing or torture in our history.” This wholesale denial of ...
The director uses standard materials — archival footage and photographs, plus interviews with historians and writers — to recount the genocide, in which 1.5 million Armenians were slain by forces of the Ottoman Empire during World War I. The Turkish government disputes the term “genocide,” and has ...
The Armenian Genocide (1915-1923) remains one of the most well-known incidents of genocide in the world, when over 1.5 million Armenians were murdered by the Ottoman government. It is also one of the most controversial: Even today, the government of the Republic of Turkey, the successor to the ...
The statement reiterates the commitment of the Republic of Armenia and the Armenian people to fight to prevent genocides and other crimes against humanity. If passed, the Armenian National Assembly will recognize and strongly condemn the acts of genocide against the Yezidi people on territories of the ...
The request, sent by Auron's attorney Eitay Mack to the Foreign Ministry, states that “official Israeli denial of the Armenian Genocide is tied to its ... The battle of Khojaly took place in February 1992, in the midst of a cruel war between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the Nagorno-Karabagh [Artsakh] province.
“We thank Ariel Zohar and his colleagues at the World Union of Jewish Students Congress for passing a motion that does not only recognize the genocide committed against the Armenians, Greeks, and Assyrians of the Ottoman Empire, it also 'condemns' and 'rejects' any 'attempt to deny, distort, or ignore ...
(A.W.)—The Armenian Genocide documentary “They Shall Not Perish” is now streaming on the popular on-demand video service Netflix. ... NER's response to reports of “race extermination” against the Armenians, Assyrians, Greeks, and other Christian minorities of the Ottoman Empire is considered the ...
Hayk is the origin of “Hayastan,” the Armenian name for Armenia. Ancient Armenians may have had some relations with the Hittites and Hurrians, who inhabited that area known as Anatolia in the second millenium B.C.. Armenia's major city of Yerevan, founded in 782 B.C. in the shadow of Mount Ararat, ...
Mimi is the great granddaughter of Diana Apcar, a Burmese Armenian who lived in Japan from 1891 until her death in 1937. Apcar was a prolific writer, businesswoman and diplomat. Most notably, she was made Consul of the Republic of Armenia to Japan during the short lived Armenian republic ...
This article will focus not on the denial of genocide, but on the denial of the very existence of the Armenians and the many contributions they have made .... In conclusion, I urge all Armenian scholars in Armenia and the Diaspora to consider translating Professor Tuglaciyan's hidden treasure to English and ...
LOS ANGELES — The Armenian National Committee-Western Region Education Committee announced that it will be recognizing eight educators, from various California public school districts, and presenting them with the Armenian Genocide Education Award. These extraordinary educators will be ...
The Armenian genocide occurred in 1915, when leaders of the Ottoman Empire developed a plan to kill or forcibly push out Armenians living in the region. Nearly 1.5 million ... The demonstration aims to condemn denial of the Armenian genocide, particularly by the Turkish government. Haik Voskerchian ...
On Dec. 30, 2017, Cengiz Aktar, a prominent Turkish political scientist, journalist, and writer, published a candid and compassionate article about the Armenian Genocide. Aktar's article, titled “Confronting past violence with more violence,” is posted on Ahvalnews.com, an independent overseas website ...
Aktar believes that the denial of the Armenian Genocide by the Turkish government is at the root of all vile events that have occurred in Turkey since 1915: ... This is perhaps the malediction uttered by Armenians, children, civilian women and men alike who died moaning, and buried without a coffin.
YEREVAN (ArmRadio)—The Armenian National Assembly unanimously adopted a statement on Monday recognizing and condemning the genocide against the Yezidi people in 2014 on terrorist-controlled territories of Iraq, reported the parliament press office. Armenia thus strongly condemns all ...
Thousands of Yazidis immigrated to a part of the Russian Empire spanning present-day Armenia and Georgia during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Escaping religious persecution from Ottoman Turks and Sunni Kurds, many Yazidis were killed alongside Armenians during the Armenian Genocide.
YEREVAN (Public Radio of Armenia) — The Armenian National Assembly's Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs will consider a draft statement on condemning the genocide against the Yezidi people in the parts of Iraq controlled by terrorist groups. The draft statement attaches importance to the efforts of ...
The statement reiterates the commitment of the Republic of Armenia and the Armenian people to fight to prevent genocides and other crimes against humanity. If passed, the Armenian National Assembly will recognize and strongly condemn the acts of genocide against the Yezidi people on territories of the ...
“We thank Ariel Zohar and his colleagues at the World Union of Jewish Students Congress for passing a motion that does not only recognise the genocide committed against the Armenians, Greeks and Assyrians of the Ottoman Empire, it also 'condemns' and 'rejects' any 'attempt to deny, distort, or ignore ...
YEREVAN, DECEMBER 27, ARMENPRESS. Armenia will begin a recognition and condemnation process of the Armenian Genocide in several European countries in 2018, Vice-Speaker of the Parliament Eduard Sharmazanov told a press conference. “In 2018, we will launch this process in at least 2-3 ...
The issue of the Armenian genocide recognition came to the spotlight of Israeli politics when opposition Yesh Atid Party leader Yair Lapid announced the need for Israel to adopt a dramatically more aggressive policy toward Turkey. The opposition politician called the authorities to recognize an ...
Most notably, she was made Consul of the Republic of Armenia to Japan during the short lived Armenian republic (1918–1920). ... Perhaps the most remarkable story of Japanese humanitarianism during the Armenian Genocide was the role played by the captain and crew of a Japanese ship in saving lives ...
Vice President of Armenia's National Assembly Eduard Sharmazanov proposed organizing exhibition of the Armenian Genocide materials in the Bundestag on the occasion of the 70th jubilee of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide by the UN. Sharmazanov's ...
On December 19, the Vice President of the Armenian National Assembly Edward Sharmazanov received Member of the German Bundestag, President of the German-Armenian Forum Albert Weiler, the Head of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung/Foundation (KAS) Regional Program, Political Dialogue South ...
Series of lectures on Holocaust and Armenian Genocide denial kicks off in Argentina ... the Armenian National Committee of Argentina inaugurated a series of lectures entitled “Denial as a form of discrimination,” Agencia Prensa Armenia ... The perpetrators never denied having committed the genocide”.
This article will focus not on the denial of genocide, but on the denial of the very existence of the Armenians and the many contributions they have made .... In conclusion, I urge all Armenian scholars in Armenia and the Diaspora to consider translating Professor Tuglaciyan's hidden treasure to English and ...
NEW YORK — For the third time since 2015 a special event in observance of the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime was held at the United Nations in New York on 8 December. The observance of the International Day ...
PanARMENIAN.Net - A Rutgers University professor accused of posting anti-Semitic rants on his Facebook page, including accusing Jews of masterminding the Armenian Genocide, will lose his role as a director and no longer will be allowed to teach required classes, the school announced, Fox News ...
In a similar vein, Nahapetian further noted that, “Of the over 2000 Armenian churches that existed before the Armenian Genocide, less than 50 of them are operational today in Turkey. Only three of those 50 are outside of Istanbul, and it's no coincidence that there are very few Armenians outside of Istanbul.”.
YEREVAN, DECEMBER 11, ARMENPRESS. Yair Lapid, leader of the Israeli Yesh Atid party, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who denies the murder of children during the Armenian Genocide, cannot give lessons to Israel, reports Armepress. Yair Lapid posted on Twitter following Erdogan's ...
Leader of the Israeli Yesh Atid Party Yair Lapid spoke out against Erdogan, invoking the Armenian Genocide to denounce the Turkish President. “Those who deny the murder of children in the Armenian genocide should not preach morality at us,” Lapid tweeted on Sunday. The comments come after Turkish ...
In that context reference was made to the Armenian Genocide as the first genocide of the 20th century when up to 1,5 million Armenians living in Turkey were eliminated from their historic homeland through forced deportations and massacres. It was noted that had the Armenian Genocide been condemned ...
The placard notes that during the course of the Armenian Genocide, women who had been captured and made slaves or prostitutes had been ... During the Genocide, tattoos don't appear to have been a tool used by the Ottoman Turks, who orchestrated the campaign against Armenians, Semerdjian notes.


 

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