Showing posts with label Armenia. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Armenia. Show all posts

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Israel parliamentary vote on Armenian genocide canceled

Israel parliamentary vote on Armenian genocide
Israeli parliamentary vote scheduled for today on recognising the World War I killings of Armenians as genocide has been cancelled because of government opposition, the lawmaker behind the initiative said.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Turkish acts in Syria are extension of what they committed against Armenians

Turkish acts in Syria are extension of what they committed against Armenians
Armenian Ambassador to Syria Arshak Poladian said that history repeats itself, and what Turkish politicians are perpetrating against the Syrian people nowadays is an extension of what they have done to the Armenian people in the past.

Friday, February 23, 2018

Dutch parliament recognizes Armenian genocide, escalating row with Turkey

Dutch parliament recognizes Armenian genocide
The Dutch parliament has voted to recognize as genocide the 1915 massacre of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire. The move deepens a diplomatic row between the Netherlands and Turkey, which has seen envoys recalled.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Worldwide rallies mark anniversary of 1915 Armenian genocide

Thousands around the world on Monday marked the 102 anniversary of the 1915 Armenian genocide in Turkey's Ottoman Empire with protest gatherings and marches.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Egypt MPs call on parliament to ‎recognise Armenian genocide‎

Independent Egyptian MP Mostafa Bakri said that ‎he and 336 MPs have called on parliament ‎to approve a draft resolution in favour of ‎recognising the death of 1.5 ‎million Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman state in 1915 as a ‎‎"genocide." ‎

Friday, June 3, 2016

The Turkish foreign Ministry called «a disgrace» the recognition of Armenian genocide by Germany

Adopted by the German Parliament decision on the recognition of the genocide of the Armenian population in the Ottoman Empire is «ignorance and disrespect for the law». This is stated in a statement released by the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Turkey.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Turkey Continues Warning Bundestag on June 2 Genocide Resolution

On June 2, Germany’s parliament Bundestag is to hold a vote on a motion describing the deaths of 1.5 million Armenians perpetrated by the Ottoman Turkish government during World War I as genocide.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

The delay of the Pontian Struggle

The delay of the Pontian struggle has many reasons. We may have achieved the recognition of the genocide of Pontians in Greece, in Cyprus, in Sweden, in Armenia, in two States of Australia, in nine States of America, it is obvious that things are moving slow.

Sunday, April 24, 2016

In Open Letter Schiff Tells Obama: ‘Call the Armenian Genocide What It Was – Genocide’

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the lead sponsor of the Armenian Genocide Truth and Justice Resolution in Congress, spoke on the House Floor on Wednesday and delivered an open letter to the President of the United States, Barack Obama, urging him to recognize the Armenian Genocide in his final year in office in advance of the 101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The commemoration of the genocide will take place on Sunday, April 24.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Ankara Rejects European Parliament Report Calling for Genocide Recognition

Official Ankara on Thursday rejected a report by the European Parliament, which among other provisions called for Turkey’s recognition of the Armenian Genocide and sent a stern warning to Turkey over the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) government’s “backsliding” on democracy and rule of law.

Friday, March 18, 2016

Greek Foreign Ministry Responds to Turkey’s Reaction to Genocide Comments

The spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry of Greece considered  the statements made by the Turkish Foreign Minister’s Spokesperson Tanju Bilgic regarding the Greek and Armenian leadership and their position on the genocides as “unacceptable.”

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Russian Lawmakers Propose Bill On Accountability For Armenia Genocide Denial

A group of Russian lawmakers have submitted a bill to parliament on holding to account anyone who denies that the 1915 killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turkish forces was "genocide."

Friday, November 6, 2015

Israel’s President Reiterates Armenian Genocide Recognition

The President of Israel Reuven Rivlin said that his previously voiced position that the events of 1915 were Genocide of the Armenians remains unchanged.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Turkish politician had right to deny Armenia genocide (European Court of Human Rights)

The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Thursday that a Turkish politician should not have been prosecuted for denying that the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turkey in 1915 was a genocide.

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Armenia Leads UN Effort to Designate Dec. 9 International Genocide Commemoration Day

UNITED NATIONS—The Mission of the Republic of Armenia to the United Nations lead an effort for the body’s General Assembly to pass resolution Friday proclaiming December 9 as the annual “International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime.” The resolution, adopted by consensus, had the support of over 80 member countries, including the United States.

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Latin American Parliament Recognizes Armenian Genocide

The Latin American Parliament (Parlatino) approved on Friday July 31 a resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide. The Panama-based body that was created in 1964 with the Declaration of Lima, and is composed by the National Congresses and Legislative Assemblies of all Iberoamerica.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Turkey recalls ambassador to Brazil over ‘genocide’ legislation

Turkey has recalled its ambassador to Brazil, Hüseyin Diriöz, for “consultations” after the Latin American country’s Senate passed legislation recognizing the killing of Ottoman Armenians in 1915 as genocide, a Foreign Ministry statement said late on June 8.

Friday, June 5, 2015

Armenia’s Minorities Urge World to Recognize genocide of Armenians, Greeks and Assyrians

YEREVAN—Representatives of ethnic minorities living in Armenia issued a united statement this week in an efforts to call the attention of the world to the Armenian Genocide, which still awaits justice one hundred years later. The groups have thus addressed a message to the leaders of all the UN member states.

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.