archives

Archive for

CNN Slams Obama For Breaking Armenian Genocide Pledge

Obama Once Again Fails to Recognize the Armenian Genocide

 Below is President Barack Obama’s April 24 statement, which the Armenian Weekly received from the White House Press Office. Reacting to the statement, ANCA Executive Director Aram Hamparian said, “It’s a sad spectacle to see our President, who came into office having promised to recognize the Armenian Genocide, reduced to enforcing a foreign government’s gag-rule on what … Continue reading

A Turkish Writer: How I Faced the Armenian Genocide

Another April 24 is coming around. A landmark in Middle Eastern history, the date this year will mark the 99th anniversary of the catastrophe of 1915. Ninety-nine years ago, one of the region’s Christian peoples, the Armenians, fell victim to a great tragedy they call Metz Yeghern, or genocide. A deep, insurmountable enmity has haunted Turks and Armenians ever … Continue reading

Sen. Reed (RI) Commemorates 99th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

Rep. Adam Shiff’s Open Letter to the Turkish People on the Armenian Genocide