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Czech Republic Parliament recognizes the Armenian Genocide

The Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Republic approved a resolution, condemning the genocide of Armenians and other religious and national minorities in the Ottoman Empire during the First World War, Czech media repored. “The Chamber of Deputies ...

Israelis commemorate Armenian Genocide as government still doesn’t recognize

Hebrew University professors and students along with representatives of the Armenian community in Jerusalem gathered Tuesday in order to pay tribute to the 1.5 million Armenians massacred by Ottoman soldiers in the Armenian genocide committed from ...

Armenian Genocide resolution adopted in Colorado Legislature

The Colorado State Legislature adopted a resolution recognizing the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Members of both the House of Representatives and Senate voted unanimously to adopt the resolution at the capitol on Wednesday. The r...

Menendez, colleagues commemorate Armenian Genocide with bipartisan resolution

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) introduced a bipartisan resolution in the Senate to ensure that the foreign policy of the United States reflects appropriate understanding and sensitivity concerning issues related to human rights, crimes against ...

ANCA: President Trump continues to enforce Turkey’s gag rule

Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) Executive Director Aram Hamparian issued this response to President Donald Trump’s failure to reaffirm the Armenian Genocide in his commemorative statement issued earlier today. “President Trump ...

Armenian Genocide anniversary marked on Times Square

Armenian Weekly – The vow to “keep the promise” was in full effect on Sunday, April 23, as an impressive number gathered in Times Square to remember the 1.5 million martyrs and pay homage to their legacy, proving that the Armenian Genocide ...

Tens of thousands march for justice to Los Angeles Turkish Consulate

"Asbarez" .– Tens of thousands of community members marched to the Consulate General of Turkey in Los Angeles Monday demanding justice for the Armenian Genocide in an event organized by the Armenian Genocide Committee—a coalition of groups the ...

‘The Promise’ could lose $80M serving a higher purpose

The Armenian genocide drama — starring Christian Bale and Oscar Isaac — opened to just $4.1 million over the weekend in North America, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The late Kirk Kerkorian’s parting gift to Hollywood was The Promise, ...

Trump Sticks With Obama’s Policy On Armenian Genocide Issue

Echoing statements made by his predecessors, U.S. President Donald Trump declined to describe the 1915 mass killings of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey as genocide on Monday, speaking instead of “one of the worst mass atrocities of the 20th century....

Obama’s UN envoy apologizes for not recognizing Armenian mass killings as genocide

"The Hill".- Former Obama UN Ambassador Samantha Power on Monday apologized for not using the term "genocide" to describe the Ottoman Turks' massacre of Armenians. "I am very sorry that, during our time in office, we in the Obama administration ...