Abraham Foxman’s good name

Foxman is not a denier, on the contrary, he has expressed genuine interest in learning more facts about what had happened. It is shocking that Abraham Foxman, the national director of the Anti-Defamation League and a Holocaust survivor, who will soon be capping 50 years of dedication to the cause of “never again” for Jews […]

The international Politics of Armenian History

For the genocide industry, the labeling of the Armenian tragedy as genocide is a matter of life and death: If the Armenians did not suffer a genocide, then many genocide scholars would be unemployed In addition to asking how one feels about what happened to many innocent Armenians in Anatolia during World War I, one […]

Germany’s Gauck: Turkey’s condolences to Armenians ‘a new page’

While urging Turkey to be bolder in its attempt to face its history, German President Joachim Gauck has backed Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s extension of condolences to the grandchildren of Armenians killed in World War I by Ottoman soldiers. “In my opinion, the expression of a new style by a conservative politician like Mr. […]

Obama avoids using ‘genocide’ in remarks on Ottoman-era Armenian deaths

U.S. President Barack Obama avoided using the term “genocide” today in his annual message marking the events of 1915, dubbing the mass killings a “great disaster” (Meds Yeghern). “Today we commemorate the Meds Yeghern and honor those who perished in one of the worst atrocities of the 20th century. Ninety-eight years ago, 1.5 million Armenians […]

Minorities ‘given entire asset rights’

Turkey’s Foundations Directorate General has organized a seminar on new regulations regarding minority foundations. Held in Galata Greek School in Istanbul on Dec. 13, the seminar titled “The Legal Condition of the Minority Foundations” was the first of its kind in the Republican period. Foundations Directorate General’s Chief Inspector Okan Saydam, the foundations’ Istanbul 1st […]