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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.

Nominations are Open for the 2018 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity - Armenian Weekly - June 26, 2017, 8:31 am


Armenian Weekly

Nominations are Open for the 2018 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity
Armenian Weekly
YEREVAN—Nominations are open for the 2018 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity, a global humanitarian award granted by the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative on behalf of the survivors of the Armenian Genocide and in gratitude to their saviors.

FILM REVIEW | The Promise - Fairfield City Champion - June 26, 2017, 7:21 am


Fairfield City Champion

FILM REVIEW | The Promise
Fairfield City Champion
But the romance is merely the entry point for the real story of the film: the Armenian Genocide. Believed to be the first modern genocide, and in fact the mass killings which spawned the very word 'genocide', the systematic killing of Armenian people ...

Ara Babloyan Receives Charges d'Affaires of Embassy of Syria - National Assembly of RA - June 25, 2017, 9:44 am


National Assembly of RA

Ara Babloyan Receives Charges d'Affaires of Embassy of Syria
National Assembly of RA
On June 23, the RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan received Essam Nayyal, Charges d'Affaires of Embassy of Syrian Arab Republic to Armenia. The Head of the ...

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George Donikian slams SBS's stance on Armenian killings - The Australian - June 25, 2017, 8:07 am


The Australian

George Donikian slams SBS's stance on Armenian killings
The Australian
One of the founding anchors of SBS News, George Donikian, has likened the broadcaster to a “state-run” entity that toes the government line by persisting with an editorial policy that casts doubt on the Armenian genocide as historical fact. SBS News ...

Blonde Haired Baby Chris Cornell Playing With His Brother Patrick Is Adorable - Alternative Nation (blog) - June 24, 2017, 11:19 pm


Alternative Nation (blog)

Blonde Haired Baby Chris Cornell Playing With His Brother Patrick Is Adorable
Alternative Nation (blog)
“The film is based on the Armenian genocide, and the song pays homage to the victims of the Armenian genocide so it would never be forgotten, but also that it would be able to drive awareness about human rights issues of the day. Chris always wanted ...

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Tachjian's 'Daily Life in the Abyss: Genocide Diaries, 1915-1918' Published by Berghahn Books - Armenian Weekly - June 23, 2017, 9:30 am


Armenian Weekly

Tachjian's 'Daily Life in the Abyss: Genocide Diaries, 1915-1918' Published by Berghahn Books
Armenian Weekly
Historical research into the Armenian Genocide has grown tremendously in recent years, but much of it has focused on large-scale questions related to Ottoman policy or the scope of the killing. Consequently, surprisingly little is known about the ...

Armenian National Committee of Egypt continues pro-Armenian activity: Movies being shot on Armenia - Armenpress.am - June 23, 2017, 12:57 am


Armenpress.am

Armenian National Committee of Egypt continues pro-Armenian activity: Movies being shot on Armenia
Armenpress.am
YEREVAN, JUNE 23, ARMENPRESS. Armen Mazlumyan, member of the Armenian National Committee of Egypt, hopes that the bill on the Armenian Genocide will be submitted to the parliament and will put up to voting. The Committee has carried out active ...

Celebrities Vow to Keep 'The Promise' of Chris Cornell's Refugee Advocacy - Loudwire - June 22, 2017, 3:26 pm


Loudwire

Celebrities Vow to Keep 'The Promise' of Chris Cornell's Refugee Advocacy
Loudwire
The song and film did a great deal to shine a line on the Armenian Genocide as well as current atrocities happening in the world today, and in light of Cornell's recent passing, a number of celebrities have recorded a new video vowing to keep up the ...

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Obituary: Hagop Arshagouni - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator - June 22, 2017, 1:02 pm


The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

Obituary: Hagop Arshagouni
The Armenian Mirror-Spectator
Together, they served on the Armenian Monument Council and were an important part of the team that established the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Montebello, in 1968. In the 1970s, he served as treasurer of what later would become the Armenian Film ...

CA Legislature Allocates $10 Million for Human Rights Curricula, Genocide Education Training, Museum - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator - June 22, 2017, 12:24 pm


The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

CA Legislature Allocates $10 Million for Human Rights Curricula, Genocide Education Training, Museum
The Armenian Mirror-Spectator
Then-State Assemblymember Howard Kaloogian (R-CA-74) and then-State Senator Adam Schiff (D-CA-27) requested appropriations for the reprinting of the Model Curriculum for Human Rights and Genocide in the Fiscal Year 2000 budget. The Armenian ...