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WSJ Criticized For Running Ad From Group Denying Armenian Genocide

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.21.2016 | Media

The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday encountered a backlash for publishing a full-page advertisement from a group denying the genocide of Armenians du...

The 'Cultural Genocide' Of The Armenian People Isn't Over Yet, Descendants Argue

Religion News Service | Tania Karas | Posted 04.24.2015 | Religion

YUKARI BAKRACLI, Turkey (RNS) This tiny Kurdish village outside the city of Van in Turkey’s southeast is home to the ruins of a once-famous 11th-cen...

The Conflict Around the 'G Word'

Arzu Kaya Uranli | Posted 06.14.2015 | World
Arzu Kaya Uranli

As a Turkish American, I whole-heartedly believe that rather than lobbying the U.S. Congress at this time of year to stop using the "G word," we should be offering different solutions and creating a new commemoration day.

Another Critical Barrier Down Between Turks and Armenians

Yavuz Baydar | Posted 01.25.2014 | World
Yavuz Baydar

As the social awakening in Turkey proceeds below the surface about the crimes of humanity at the end of the Ottoman Empire, with the immense tragedy that brutally wiped out massive proportions of its Armenian subjects from Anatolia, so do the activities to help raise the awareness.

Turkey and Armenia at Loggerheads

David L. Phillips | Posted 05.26.2013 | World
David L. Phillips

Turkey's moral authority is undermined by the government's denial of the Armenian Genocide. Reconciling with Armenia would help consolidate Turkey's role as a regional power, as well as a force for good in the world.

Armenian Genocide: The French Constitutional Council's Mistake

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.06.2012 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

A discredited Council, even if it is constitutional, is not the guardian of the Truth, and, fortunately, the decision it has just taken cannot judge in advance the outcome of a battle the historians of genocides have long since won.

Turkey's Answer to the Armenian Question

Elmira Bayrasli | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Elmira Bayrasli

Turkey dodged yet another bullet in the U.S. House of Representatives when a resolution "recognizing" the Armenian "genocide" failed to reach the floor for a vote.

Turkey Threatens Armenians With Exile

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's prime minister has threatened to expel thousands of illegal Armenian immigrants after U.S. and Swedish lawmakers passed vo...

Witness to Fire: Survivors of the Armenian Genocide

Janet Kinosian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Janet Kinosian

This holocaust is like a long, dark arm that continues to stretch out over the Armenian people.

Armenians Mark Anniversary Of Mass Killings As Tensions With Turkey Begin To Ease

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Armenians on Friday marked the 94th anniversary of mass killings of their kin under the Ottoman Empire amid signs that decades-old tensions with Turke...

Do the Right Thing, President Obama

Carla Garapedian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Carla Garapedian

Recognizing the Armenian genocide is about more than simply saying one word. It is about creating a climate of opinion in the world that censures all genocide denial.

Turkish Academics To Apologize For Armenian Genocide

The Independent | Nicholas Birch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Around 200 Turkish intellectuals and academics are to apologise on the internet today for the ethnic cleansing of Armenians during the First World War...

Turkish Ambassador Dismisses U.S. Scholar For Telling the Truth on Armenian Genocide

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harut Sassounian

The Turkish government has a scandal on its hands, thanks to the reckless behavior of its ambassador in Washington, who clearly violated the academic freedom of a prominent American scholar.