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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.

'Map of Salvation' Armenian Genocide documentary to hit big screens in Armenia Oct. 21 - Panorama.am - October 18, 2017, 7:20 am


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'Map of Salvation' Armenian Genocide documentary to hit big screens in Armenia Oct. 21
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“Map of Salvation”, an Armenian Genocide docudrama, is set to hit big screens in Yerevan, Armenia on 21 October. The movie was shot in 2014-2015. “Map of Salvation” is a documentary about the humanist movement that emerged as a wave of protest and ...

Armenian Genocide video named among the best at Molodiya Festival - PanARMENIAN.Net - October 18, 2017, 7:03 am


Armenian Genocide video named among the best at Molodiya Festival
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PanARMENIAN.Net - A video about the Armenian Genocide took the third spot at the Molodiya Festival in Kiev. The 32-second clip titled "Thank you for the chance to blossom again: Armenians" is authored by animator-directors Andranik Berberyan and ...

An Interactive Experience: Gyumri Devotes an Evening to Komitas Vartapet and His Work - Hetq Online - October 18, 2017, 1:48 am


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An Interactive Experience: Gyumri Devotes an Evening to Komitas Vartapet and His Work
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Noting that Armenians only experience Komitas once a year, on the April 24 anniversary of the 1915 Armenian Genocide, Vahe Begoyan, the artistic director of the Saghmosergou Spiritual Music male choir, said that much more needs to be done to spread the ...

Descendant of Armenian Genocide survivor unveils new album in Sydney - PanARMENIAN.Net - October 18, 2017, 12:19 am


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Descendant of Armenian Genocide survivor unveils new album in Sydney
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PanARMENIAN.Net - "Echoes of Emotion", the second album from western Sydney mezzo-soprano Georgina Makdessi, honours the timeless bond between singer and song, The Sun reports. Makdessi, a descendant of an Armenian Genocide survivor, was ...

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Descendant of Armenian Genocide survivor unveils new album in Sydney - PanARMENIAN.Net - October 18, 2017, 12:13 am


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Descendant of Armenian Genocide survivor unveils new album in Sydney
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Net - "Echoes of Emotion", the second album from western Sydney mezzo-soprano Georgina Makdessi, honours the timeless bond between singer and song, The Sun reports. Makdessi, a descendant of an Armenian Genocide survivor, was born in Lebanon ...

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Carlingford singer releases new album, Echoes of Emotion - Parramatta Sun - October 17, 2017, 7:37 pm


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Carlingford singer releases new album, Echoes of Emotion
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Makdessi, a descendant of an Armenian genocide survivor, was born in Lebanon and said becoming a singer was a childhood dream. “I've been told I was singing ever since I came out of the womb,” she said. “I've always loved singing and always knew it ...

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