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HDP lawmaker urges Turkey to recognize Armenian Genocide

Kurdistan24 - 2018-04-25 01:39
A group of human rights activists and lawmakers gathered in Istanbul to commemorate the 103rd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide despite authorities' restrictions, April 24, 2018. (Photo: DHA) ...

The Brotherhood of the Shaken

Justice for Kurds - 2018-03-16 15:46
There are very few genocides in contemporary history. There are a great many massacres but, fortunately, very few genocides. There was the Armenian extermination. That of the Jews. The auto-genocide of Cambodia. The atrocious genocide of Rwanda. And there ...

Iran in Turkey’s Geopolitical Game Plan

E-Kurd - 2018-01-07 15:43
Ardishir Rashidi-Kalhur | Ekurd.net President of Kurdish American Education Society, Los Angeles. 1) In the early 20th Century, the Turkish purpose behind the Armenian Genocide (the area was depopulated and taken over by killing off all the Armenians; Ar ...

Nadia Murad's statement on the occasion of the Armenian Genocide

Nadia Murad - 2017-04-24 21:40
On behalf of the Yazidi community, I wish to extend our compassion and understanding to our Armenian sisters and brothers, who are today commemorating the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Just over a century ago, the Ottoman Turkish authorities ...

Turkey suspends Armenian MP for mentioning genocide

Aranews - 2017-01-17 03:06
ARA News Ankara – Garo Paylan, an Armenian member of the Turkish Parliament, was suspended by the authorities for mentioning “genocide against minorities” in a speech during talks on Constitutional amendments. Paylan is an MP for the pro-Kurdish People’s ...

HDP retreats from today's discussion of constitutional amendments

ANF/English - 2017-01-14 16:45
HDP group has decided to retreat from today's session of discussion on constitutional amendments in the Turkish parliament in response to HDP MP Garo Paylan's removal from three sessions of the discussion for speaking of the Armenian genocide. ...

We were all from Digranakert

Frederike Geerdink - 2016-12-26 01:41
‘Apologizing’, Abdullah Demirbas told me in an interview last week, ‘doesn’t weaken you. It makes you stronger.’ We were talking about (what else these days?) the commemoration of the Armenian genocide. Most stories you read about it these days deal with ...
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