Showing posts with label genocide. Show all posts
Showing posts with label genocide. Show all posts

Friday, May 11, 2018

Turkey to consider Armenia's call to fix relations

Turkey to consider Armenia's call to fix relations
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Friday expressed willingness to consider Armenia's will to re-establish diplomatic relations.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Meds Yeghern - NO GENOCIDE: Trump Tightens Turkey’s Grip Over U.S. Policy on Armenian Genocide

Armenian Genocide
Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) Executive Director Aram Hamparian issued this response to President Donald Trump’s failure to lead an honest American remembrance of the Armenian Genocide in his commemorative statement issued earlier today.

Monday, October 31, 2016

Rwanda names French officers accused of genocide

Rwanda has released a list of 22 senior French military soldiers it accuses of aiding the planning and execution of the 1994 genocide that claimed about 1 million lives in the central African country.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Once Again, the French Legislature Bans Denial of the Armenian Genocide

Both Houses of the French Legislature have once again adopted a law that penalizes the denial of genocides recognized by French or international courts, or the denial, minimization or extreme trivialization of other genocides or Crimes Against Humanity, if accompanied by incitement to violence or hatred.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Mass graves in Iraq and Syria may hold up to 15,000 bodies: survey

Mass graves across Iraq and Syria may hold the bodies of up to 15,000 victims of mass killings by the Islamic State group, according to an Associated Press survey.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Swedes Demand Assyrian Autonomy to Make Up for Daesh Genocide

After having established a quasi-state in the Middle East, Daesh has been guilty of many evils, including persecution of other ethnic groups, whose religious beliefs happen to differ from radical Islam, such as the Assyrians. A group of Swedish politicians now advocate the creation of a local Assyrian autonomy to prevent future genocides.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Ceasefire holds for second day in South Sudan capital

A ceasefire in South Sudan's capital appeared to hold for a second straight day Wednesday after intense fighting that killed hundreds of people and forced tens of thousands to flee their homes.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Turkish Foreign Ministry calls French genocide denial bill a risk to freedom of expression

The Turkish Foreign Ministry has cautioned that a French bill criminalizing the denial of “genocide,” unanimously passed by the lower house of the French parliament on July 1, had the potential to unlawfully limit freedom of expression, while a former diplomat has claimed the bill was related to the “personal interests” of French politicians.

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Russian diplomat recommends to take Turkey’s actions with caution

Russia’s Permanent Representative to the European Union Vladimir Chizhov said on Sunday Turkey’s actions after its President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s apologies for the downed Russian warplane should be taken cautiously.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Pope Francis to Meet Descendants of Armenian Genocide Survivors in Yerevan

Pope Francis will meet with descendants of Armenians who fled persecution by the Ottoman Empire a century ago during his Armenia visit later this week, according to the Latin American Herald Tribune.

Situation in Syria progressively deteriorating: human rights official

The head of the Independent Commission of Inquiry on Syria warned Tuesday that ongoing fighting and systemic human rights violations were a matter of extreme concern for the country's desperate population and attempts to broker a political end to the five-year conflict.

Friday, June 3, 2016

Les relations entre Ankara et Berlin "ne vont pas se détériorer totalement"

La Turquie et l'Allemagne sont "deux alliés très importants" et leurs relations ne vont pas "se détériorer totalement" après la reconnaissance par le Bundestag du génocide arménien, a déclaré vendredi le Premier ministre turc Binali Yildirim.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Germany's Steinmeier shows concern on ‘genocide’ bill

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier expressed reservations Tuesday about a controversial parliamentary motion calling the mass deportation of Armenians in 1915 a “genocide”.

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Friday, March 18, 2016

Kerry: El EI ha cometido genocidios contra cristianos, yazidíes y shiíes

EEUU ha acusado por primera vez a la milicia wahabí takfiri EI de cometer genocidios contra los cristianos, los yazidíes y los musulmanes shiíes en los territorios que controla en Siria e Iraq. Él no nombró, sin embargo, a otros grupos terroristas como el Frente al Nusra y otros, que han cometido los mismos delitos.

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Piden a Rusia reconocer el genocidio griego en Turquía

Una petición a las autoridades de Rusia para reconocer el genocidio de los griegos pónticos en el Imperio Otomano fue publicada en la plataforma change.org

"Desde hace un siglo las almas de estas víctimas inocentes claman justicia", dice el texto.

Friday, November 13, 2015

Iraqi Kurds enter IS group-held town of Sinjar

Kurdish peshmerga forces secured several strategic facilities in the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar Friday as part of an offensive against the Islamic State (IS) group that could provide critical momentum in efforts to defeat the jihadists.

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