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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.

Importance of Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day - Norman Transcript - April 24, 2017, 6:15 am


Importance of Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day
Norman Transcript
As a descendant of Armenian Genocide survivors, April 24 is a day of great importance to me. Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day is a time when people from around the world recognize and mourn the more than 1.5 million Armenians who were savagely ...

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Armenia's Yazidi community calls on international community to be more active in condemnation of Genocide - Armenpress.am - April 24, 2017, 6:14 am


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Armenia's Yazidi community calls on international community to be more active in condemnation of Genocide
Armenpress.am
President of the Yazidi Union of Armenia Aziz Tamoyan told Armenpress in the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial on April 24 that in the early 20th century Turkey committed a genocide at a state level against ethnic minorities, Armenians, Assyrians, Yazidis ...

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Lost for a century, vital Armenian genocide evidence discovered - Al-Bawaba - April 24, 2017, 6:04 am


Al-Bawaba

Lost for a century, vital Armenian genocide evidence discovered
Al-Bawaba
The New York Times reported on Saturday that Taner Akcam, a Turkish historian at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, came upon an original telegram from the military tribunals that initially convicted the genocide's planners. This key ...

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Police ban Armenian Genocide commemoration event in Istanbul - Public Radio of Armenia - April 24, 2017, 6:03 am


Police ban Armenian Genocide commemoration event in Istanbul
Public Radio of Armenia
Şişli Provincial Organization of HDP has been holding “April 23,5 commemoration” for 5 years. This year, the police on winterfered with the commemoration on the occasion of 102nd anniversary of Armenian Genocide. The commemoratias held in the office of ...

Armenia marks 102th anniversary of mass killings by Ottoman Empire - Xinhua - April 24, 2017, 5:59 am


Armenia marks 102th anniversary of mass killings by Ottoman Empire
Xinhua
YEREVAN, April 24 (Xinhua)-- Armenia on Monday marked the 102th anniversary of a genocide committed by the Ottoman Empire, during which about 1.5 million Armenians were killed. Thousands of Armenians from all walks of life and foreign delegates ...

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We Must Never Forget That Genocide Begins With Groupthink - The Federalist - April 24, 2017, 5:55 am


The Federalist

We Must Never Forget That Genocide Begins With Groupthink
The Federalist
That event marked the beginning of the government-sponsored massacres of 1.5 million Armenians. It is why April 24 has officially marked the day of remembrance of the Armenian genocide for nearly a hundred years. Holocaust Remembrance Day, known in ...

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A cry from the past - Eagle-Tribune - April 24, 2017, 5:54 am


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A cry from the past
Eagle-Tribune
Last Tuesday, two sisters presented the Lawrence History Center a hardcover book they had translated to English — “Goodbye, Antoura: A Memoir of the Armenian Genocide” — written by their father. The book, a moving personal narrative told through the ...

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Armenian Australians remember the Armenian Genocide - Panorama.am - April 24, 2017, 5:53 am


Panorama.am

Armenian Australians remember the Armenian Genocide
Panorama.am
On the occasion of the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, hundreds of Armenian Australians marched from Sydney's Hyde Park to Circular Quay on Sunday, Skynews.com.au reports. The source notes that the demonstrators have called for the ...

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The Daily Collegian: Current events in Turkey echo patterns of Genocide - PanARMENIAN.Net - April 24, 2017, 5:39 am


PanARMENIAN.Net

The Daily Collegian: Current events in Turkey echo patterns of Genocide
PanARMENIAN.Net
One hundred and two years ago, on April 24, 1915, hundreds of Armenian intellectuals, government officials, writers and poets were rounded up and killed by Ottoman officials, marking the beginning of what became the Armenian Genocide. By the start of ...

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