Armenian Genocide

WASHINGTON — Members of Congress and the Armenian Assembly expressed strong concerns regarding Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s remarks on the Armenian Genocide at a town hall meeting last week, reported the Armenian Assembly of[...]

By Suzette Bloch PARIS (AFP) — France’s new law punishing denial of the Armenian Genocide was put on hold Tuesday after politicians opposed to the legislation demanded that its constitutionality be[...]

By Daphne Abeel Special to the Mirror-Spectator This is an important book. Vahakn Dadrian and Taner Akçam, one Armenian, one Turkish, both noted scholars of the Armenian Genocide, have written a study of the Genocide trials conducted in[...]

PARIS (Guardian, Combined Sources) — France is set to vote by the end of January on a bill that would make it illegal to deny that the 1915 mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks amounted to genocide, parliamentary and government[...]

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN, Mass. — Families are closest to one’s heart, or so goes conventional thinking. But what happens if there’s a member of the family who is so physically and emotionally detached[...]

MARSEILLE, France (RFE/RL) — President Serge Sargisian has urged Turkey to “repent” for the World War I era genocide of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire and expressed confidence that Ankara will eventually recognize them as[...]

LOS ANGELES (Los Angeles Times) — An accounting firm will review 178 insurance claims as part of a deal struck in a case involving a multimillion-dollar compensation fund for descendants of Armenian Genocide victims, attorneys announced[...]

By Naira Hayrumyan YEREVAN (ArmeniaNow) — After the surprise announcement by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who apologized for the massacre of Kurds in Dersim in 1937 to 39, when, according to official figures, 13,000 were[...]

By Russell Berman WASHINGTON (The Hill) — Condoleezza Rice displays little love for Congress in a new memoir of her years in the Bush administration, recalling incidents of political grandstanding, personal attacks and temper[...]

By Gayane Abrahamyan YEREVAN (ArmeniaNow) — The whistleblowing site WikiLeaks has de-classified documents that demonstrate once again that Turkey has edited its archives relating to 1915-23, however Turkish studies specialist Anush[...]

WASHINGTON — Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, Primate of the Diocese of the Armenian Church of America (Eastern), sent a letter to United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, regarding assertions recently made by Ambassador Francis[...]