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The Armenian Genocide of 1915 carried out by the Ottoman Empire is a historical fact. Despite Turkish denials, it is unanimously verified by the International Association of Genocide Scholars and accepted by nations that uphold moral responsibility above political gain.

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NZ should recognise genocide: Armenians - April 14, 2015, 6:24 pm

The Turkish government is trying to deflect from the Armenian Genocide by focusing on Anzac Day commemorations, says a Kiwi Armenian.

ARMENIAN ASSEMBLY PRESENTS ARMENIAN GENOCIDE EXHIBIT AT HOLOCAUST MUSEUM OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA - April 14, 2015, 3:39 pm

NAPLES, FL - On Sunday, April 12, Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) Communications Director Taniel Koushakjian presented the 'Iconic Images of the Armenian Genocide' exhibit at the Holocaust Museum and Education Center of Southwest Florida to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide which began on April 24, 1915.

Turkish denial causes genocide issue to fester - April 14, 2015, 3:04 pm

It is with great reluctance that I write about the Armenian genocide, as I know that what I say will infuriate both sides.

Worldview: Looking for international recognition for the Armenian Genocide - April 14, 2015, 2:53 pm

The centennial of the Armenian genocide  During mass last Sunday Pope Francis called the 1915 slaughter of up to 1.5 million Armenians by the Turks a “genocide.” Turkey, along with a number of political leaders, including many U.S. presidents, has always refused to use the word genocide when referring to the massacres and death marches. Turkey maintains that there was no policy of ethnic-driven ...

Pope's genocide comments spark indifference, frustration among Turks - April 13, 2015, 11:08 am

By Tuvan Gumruku and Ece Toksabay ANKARA/IZMIR (Reuters) - When Pope Francis became the first pontiff to publicly call the 1915 Armenian massacre a genocide this weekend, the reaction from Ankara was swift and irate: it summoned the Vatican ambassador for a dressing down and recalled its own envoy. Francis sparked the diplomatic row on Sunday by calling the massacre of up to 1.5 million ...

Term 'genocide' angers Turkey, while pope says memory leads to healing - April 13, 2015, 8:35 am

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, Pope Francis said atrocities from the past have to be recognized -- not hidden or denied -- for true reconciliation and healing to come to the world.

Armenian genocide remembered - April 12, 2015, 9:50 pm

RACINE — Before the Turkish Ottoman Empire would collapse after a rule of more than 600 years, its leaders would undertake one of the most horrendous episodes of ethnic cleansing — the slaught…

Turkey recalls ambassador after pope's Armenia genocide call - April 12, 2015, 11:22 am

© AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia Pope Francis arrives to celebrates an Armenian-Rite Mass on the occasion of the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican Sunday, April 12, 2015. Historians estimate that up to 1.5 million Armenians were killed by Ottoman Turks around the time of World War I, an event widely viewed by genocide scholars as ...

Pope sparks Turkish ire with Armenian "genocide" remarks - April 12, 2015, 8:35 am

© AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia Pope Francis arrives to celebrates an Armenian-Rite Mass on the occasion of the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican Sunday, April 12, 2015. Historians estimate that up to 1.5 million Armenians were killed by Ottoman Turks around the time of World War I, an event widely viewed by genocide scholars as ...

Pope calls Armenian slaughter '1st genocide of 20th century' - April 12, 2015, 2:52 am

© Gregorio Borgia/AP Photo Pope Francis arrives to celebrates an Armenian-Rite Mass on the occasion of the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, April 12, 2015.

Letter: Armenian genocide won't be forgotten - The Detroit News - April 27, 2017, 9:04 pm


Letter: Armenian genocide won't be forgotten
The Detroit News
Throughout April, Armenians worldwide have commemorated the 102nd anniversary of the 1915 Armenian genocide perpetrated by the Ottoman Turkish Government — exterminating and ethnic cleansing of one and a half million innocent men, women, ...

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COD, April 28, 2017: Remember the Armenian Genocide - Richmond.com - April 27, 2017, 8:32 pm


COD, April 28, 2017: Remember the Armenian Genocide
Richmond.com
Have you never heard of the first major genocide of the 20th century — when more than 1.5 million Armenians were shot, crucified, burned alive, beheaded, and marched through deserts before finally dying of thirst and starvation? Why not? Because for ...

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Armenian genocide the backdrop of Belfast man Terry George's The Promise - the Irish News - April 27, 2017, 7:12 pm


the Irish News

Armenian genocide the backdrop of Belfast man Terry George's The Promise
the Irish News
In The Promise, Oscar-winning Belfast film-maker Terry George revisits the harrowing theme of genocide – this time the murder of hundreds of thousands of Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Turks in the early 20th century. It's a shocking though ...

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MOVIE REVIEW: The Armenian Genocide gets a dramatic treatment in 'The Promise' - Wicked Local Carver - April 27, 2017, 6:56 pm


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MOVIE REVIEW: The Armenian Genocide gets a dramatic treatment in 'The Promise'
Wicked Local Carver
Can there be anything more depressing than a movie about The Holocaust? Well, this one about the Armenian Genocide could give that a run for the money. Though certain Turkish nationalist groups over the years have blocked Hollywood from making a ...

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MOVIE REVIEW: The Armenian Genocide gets a dramatic treatment in 'The Promise' - Wicked Local Plymouth - April 27, 2017, 6:56 pm


Wicked Local Plymouth

MOVIE REVIEW: The Armenian Genocide gets a dramatic treatment in 'The Promise'
Wicked Local Plymouth
Can there be anything more depressing than a movie about The Holocaust? Well, this one about the Armenian Genocide could give that a run for the money. Though certain Turkish nationalist groups over the years have blocked Hollywood from making a ...

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The Promise review - genocide reduced to melodrama - The Arts Desk - April 27, 2017, 6:03 pm


The Arts Desk

The Promise review - genocide reduced to melodrama
The Arts Desk
The Armenian genocide by the Ottomans during and after World War One killed 1.5 million people and is a wound that won't heal for Armenians, though modern-day Turkey continues to insist that no genocide occurred. It's only through the efforts of ...

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Film Review: 'The Promise' - Sonoma Index-Tribune - April 27, 2017, 5:43 pm


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Film Review: 'The Promise'
Sonoma Index-Tribune
Regardless of their historical accuracy, lushly-detailed period pieces about genocide are dramatically stacked against their characters and audiences. “The Promise,” a new depiction of the Armenian genocide, told mostly through the eyes of one ...

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After Armenian Genocide film 'The Promise' flops, what's next for UCLA's human rights institute? - LA Daily News - April 27, 2017, 5:24 pm


LA Daily News

After Armenian Genocide film 'The Promise' flops, what's next for UCLA's human rights institute?
LA Daily News
“The Promise,” a love story set against the backdrop of the Armenian Genocide of 1915, reportedly cost about $100 million to make. But it could end up being huge a money loser, given its lackluster performance at the box office. The Hollywood Reporter ...

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Former US Ambassador John Marshall Evans Calls Armenian Genocide Denial 'Worst Alternative Fact' of the Century - MassisPost - April 27, 2017, 5:14 pm


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Former US Ambassador John Marshall Evans Calls Armenian Genocide Denial 'Worst Alternative Fact' of the Century
MassisPost
NEW YORK (Den of Geek) — At the premiere of the Intent to Destroy documentary movie, former U.S. ambassador John Marshall Evans has called Armenian Genocide denial the worst alternative fact. Joe Berlinger's Intent to Destroy is a revelatory ...

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A genocide forgotten - The New Indian Express - April 27, 2017, 4:36 pm


A genocide forgotten
The New Indian Express
Ralph Lenkin, who coined the word “genocide”, investigated the massacre. For Turks, the killing of 1.5 million Armenians was just a war consequence. Today, it is a crime in Turkey to term the massacre a genocide. Few countries recognise it as a genocide.

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