France

PARIS (PanARMENIAN.Net) — The French Senate will discuss the bill to outlaw the denial of the Armenian Genocide in September, Armenia’s public TV reports. The French National Assembly on July 1 voted unanimously to penalize denial[...]

PARIS (PanARMENIAN.Net) — Two former Rwandan mayors went on trial Tuesday, May 10 in Paris for allegedly inciting and taking a leading part in the mass killing of ethnic Tutsis during the first days of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, the[...]

PARIS (Armenpress) — The annual dinner of the Coordination Council of Armenian Organizations in France was held on January 28 in Paris’s l’Hôtel du Collectionneur. The event was attended by French President Francois Hollande, the[...]

By Agnès Vives ALFORTVILLE, France (Le Parisien) – The name of Saint Mesrop Mashtots has for a long time been associated with a French-Armenian school named after him in Alfortville, a suburb of Paris. On September 19, his visage[...]

PARIS (Armenpress) — Lessons about the Armenian Genocide have been included in the third-grade curriculum in France. The publication Nouvelles d’Arménie reported that the Armenian Genocide has been included in the lesson about[...]

PARIS (Armenpress) —  Charles Aznavour attended a program dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the execution of French Resistance legend Missak Manouchian. The legendary singer posted photos of the events in his facebook page and wrote[...]

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[...]

PARIS (PanARMENIAN.Net, AFP) — The Coordination Council of Armenian Organizations of France (CCAF) urged all French people upholding principles of democracy and humanity to join a peaceful rally on January 23 to support the bill[...]

  By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff PARIS — On October 16 to 23, 2011, a major festival called “Arménie-Arménies,” or, in English translation, “Armenia-Armenias,” was organized in France celebrating Armenian culture and[...]

PARIS (RFE/RL, Now Lebanon) — Turkish Ambassador to France Tahsin Burcuoglu has reportedly returned to Paris at the weekend more than two weeks after being recalled to Ankara in protest against a French bill criminalizing the denial of[...]

PARIS (RFE/RL) — The French Senate has effectively rejected a bill that would make it a crime to publicly say the World War I-era mass killings of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey did not constitute[...]