genocide

  1. Camden

    Myanmar genocide

    Sad to see on International Human Rights Day... the Iconic Myanmar leader, Aung San Suu Kyi. Someone who was once given a Nobel peace prize from the International Community , to now be sitting in front of the International Court of Justice to defend her own country against accusations of...
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    EU urge Turkey to accept Armenian Genocide

    European Union lawmakers called on Turkey to acknowledge its historic responsibility for the massacre of Armenians during World War I, as the country’s past continued to cloud its bid to become an EU member. EU have apparently accepted that the massacre of Armenians by Turkey was genocide...
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    KURDISH GENOCIDE Iraq 1980's (25 years ago)

    Hundreds of thousands of men, women and children were executed during a systematic attempt to exterminate the Kurdish population in Iraq in the Anfal operations in the late 1980s. Kurdish genocide began decades before the Anfal and has claimed countless victims. The genocide perpetrated over...
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    Fatih Akin's Armenian genocide epic

    “Who, after all, speaks today of the annihilation of the Armenians?” asked Adolf Hitler, and this mass murder in 1915 by the Ottomans of the minority Armenian population is still a hugely controversial subject, especially in Turkey where there is resistance to assuming a retrospective burden of...
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    77 years since Dersim genocide

    Dersim is now named Tunceli The Dersim Genocide began 77 years ago | ANF So sad so many lives lost
  6. mollag

    French court rules genocide law unconstitutional

    From The Guardian, lets hope the combatants go back to their corners and get on with the job of running their countries now, not arguing over and re writing history once more. PARIS (AP) — France's Constitutional Council has ruled that a law concerning the mass killings of Armenians a century...
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    Pakistani Senate recognizes Khojaly incident as genocide

    The Pakistani Senate has recognized events in the Azerbaijani town of Khojaly in 1992 as genocide. Speaking to Trend from Islamabad, Senator Haji Ghulam Ali, who initiated the resolution, said acts committed by Armenian armed forces in the Azerbaijani town of Khojaly were unanimously recognized...
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    Resolution on Armenian "Genocide"

    This piece from the Guardian provides a clear, dispassionate critique of the resolution passed yesterday by the US house of representatives foreign affairs committee together with critical comments by those would disagree that it provides a clear, dispassionate... Why can't the whole question...
  9. Firebrand

    US Congress panel accuses Turkey of Armenian 'genocide'

    News article on the BBC: BBC News - US Congress panel accuses Turkey of Armenian 'genocide' And an update on Turkey's reaction on the BBC: BBC News - Turkish anger at US Armenian 'genocide' vote
  10. ceemac

    Turkey warns US against 'genocide' bill

    This has the potential to create more problems. 'Turkey warned yesterday relations with its ally the United States would be damaged if a US congressional panel votes this week to label a World War One-era massacre of Armenians by Turkish forces as "genocide". The Armenian issue has poisoned...
  11. PhilCo

    French in Armenia 'genocide' row

    The French parliament has adopted a bill making it a crime to deny that Armenians suffered "genocide" at the hands of the Turks, infuriating Turkey. The bill, which provides for a year in jail and a heavy fine, still needs approval from the Senate and president. Turkey called the decision a...
  12. Acamas

    The Time newspaper article about Armenian Genocide allegation article attacked

    The Times article about Armenian Genocide allegation attacked I posted what I thought was an interesting article from The Times newspaper (UK). It was a factual reportage of a situation currently happening in Turkey. I thought that I had posted it in the correct Section. "THE TURKISH LIVING...
  13. Acamas

    Armenian Genocide?

    An article from today's London Times: Author the Turks tried gag refuses to rewrite history From Suna Erdem in Istanbul DAYS before he goes on trial for publicly discussing his country’s slaughter of a million Armenians by Ottoman Turks, Orhan Pamuk, the most prominent Turkish writer, sounds...
  14. merlin

    EU-Turkey & the Armenian Genocide....

    Newropeans Magazine Calls on Turkey to recognise the Armenian Genocide; considers this recognition to be a pre-requisite for accession to the European Union; European Parliament Resolution (28 September 2005). Across much of Europe, the last ten months have been buzzing with discussions about...
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