European court: Denying Armenian ‘genocide’ is no crime

Denying that mass killings of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey in 1915 were genocide is not a criminal offense, but denying the Jewish Holocaust in World War II is, the European Court of Justice ruled on Tuesday in a case involving Switzerland. The court, which upholds the 47-nation European Convention on Human Rights, said a Swiss […]

April 24 Demonstration Outside Turkish Embassy In Washington

Turks and Armenians held demonstrations on opposite sides outside Turkish embassy in Washington on occasion of April 24 the day Armenians commemorate the anniversary of the 1915 incidents. Turks from Washington and New York as well as Azerbaijani people gathered outside the embassy, carrying flags of Turkey, Azerbaijan and the United States as well as […]

The Armenian File

This has been a very eventful week for the Armenian file. First was the US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit’s invalidation of a law designed to provide special treatment for California Armenians, in Movsesian v. Victoria Versicherung, et al. on Feb. 23, 2012.

Armenian Government Not Courageous Enough To Accept Turkey’s Offer

Turkish EU minister said that the government of Armenia was not courageous enough to accept Turkey’s offer that archives should be examined by scholars.

Turks march through Paris to protest against passing of genocide law

Thousands of Turks from across Europe marched through the French capital on Saturday to denounce a bill that would make it a crime to deny that the killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks nearly a century ago was genocide.