Anti-Armenianism

Global Awareness Initiative Reports an Analysis Proves Execution of Armenian Prisoners of War Are Real

Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 4:30am

The analysis was released by an ex-British Army officer and open source analystNick Watersin an investigative journalist article forbellingcat.

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  • The analysis was released by an ex-British Army officer and open source analystNick Watersin an investigative journalist article forbellingcat.
  • This video was initially posted onAzerbaijaniTelegram channels alongside a description stating that the two men captured were Armenian soldiers.
  • This comes shortly after a video was leaked where Azerbaijani soldiers brutally killed two handcuffed and unarmed Armenian prisoners of war and beheaded a soldier.
  • Some of them mentioned that had they killed babies in the 90s war, there would be no Armenians to fight today.

Nagorno Karabakh: Remarks by the High Representative / Vice-Pres

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 12:06am

Thank you Mr President, Honorable Members of the European Parliament, Members, the current military confrontation along the Line of Contact in the Nagorno Karabakh conflict zone is of our utmost concern.

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  • Thank you Mr President, Honorable Members of the European Parliament, Members, the current military confrontation along the Line of Contact in the Nagorno Karabakh conflict zone is of our utmost concern.
  • On the day that fighting erupted, I released a statement as High Representative, calling for an immediate cessation of hostilities, de-escalation and strict observance of the ceasefire.
  • This position was reinforced by the European Council held on the 1st and 2nd of October.
  • We have seen extremely worrying reports of a surge in attacks on populated areas, which is taking a deadly toll on civilians.
  • We strongly urge the sides to fully observe their international obligations to protect civilian populations.
  • And, with the resources we have, we have urgently allocated a small amount of money [500,000] in humanitarian aid for the affected populations.
  • In fact, we do not have a lot of information about how the conflict is developing.
  • At this stage, further escalation of the conflict and involvement of regional actors, unhappily, cannot be excluded.
  • Link to the video: https://audiovisual.ec.europa.eu/en/video/I-195714 Closing remarks Thank you President, thank you to all of you for your interesting and engaging remarks.
  • We are going do what we can do as the European Union, with the resources we have in the diplomatic arena.
  • The European Council has decided to see what is going on from now until December to review our relationship with Turkey.
  • This is what the European Council decided after a long discussion on our relations with Turkey.

For the First Time, Iconic Documentary Ballad "I See Wings" from "An Armenian Trilogy" Now Available as Film Released in Five Languages

Monday, July 13, 2020 - 2:12pm

"While the Armenian Genocide happened a century ago, the age-old question of why people harm others due to differences remains too relevant today.

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  • "While the Armenian Genocide happened a century ago, the age-old question of why people harm others due to differences remains too relevant today.
  • "The lyrics are about a connection to ancestors and for me that would be to my African heritage," said Watson.
  • The film has been shown at festivals throughout the U.S. and won Best Score, Audience Choice and Exceptional Merit awards.
  • "An Armenian Trilogy Live in Yerevan", performed by the Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra, was recently made available on iTunes , Spotify , and Amazon .

Armenian Genocide 105th Anniversary: President Trump Tightens Turkey’s Grip over White House Policy on the Armenian Genocide

Friday, April 24, 2020 - 3:57pm

Armenian Genocide denial is a policy manufactured in Ankara, exported to America, and enforced in Washington by President Trump, said Armenian National Committee of America ANCA Executive Director Aram Suren Hamparian.

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  • Armenian Genocide denial is a policy manufactured in Ankara, exported to America, and enforced in Washington by President Trump, said Armenian National Committee of America ANCA Executive Director Aram Suren Hamparian.
  • Despite last years near-unanimous Congressional recognition of the Armenian Genocide, President Trump has, once again, granted Turkish President Erdogan an openly anti-American dictator a veto over honest U.S. remembrance of Turkeys WWI-era genocide of millions of Armenians and other Christians, continued Hamparian.
  • Having promised an America First presidency, President Trump has pursued a Turkey First policy on the Armenian Genocide.
  • Having vowed to restore U.S. leadership, he has, instead, outsourced American human rights policy to a foreign dictator, concluded Hamparian.

Armenian Genocide 105th Anniversary COVID-19 Humanitarian Response

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 3:00pm

To commemorate the 105th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, a coalition of Armenian community organizations in Southern California launched a nationwide fundraiser in support of Feeding America to provide 1.5 million meals to Americans in need, in honor of Near East Relief and the innocent victims of genocide.

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  • To commemorate the 105th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, a coalition of Armenian community organizations in Southern California launched a nationwide fundraiser in support of Feeding America to provide 1.5 million meals to Americans in need, in honor of Near East Relief and the innocent victims of genocide.
  • The American people and the Armenian nation are inextricably bound thanks to the courage and generosity of the American public in assisting the survivors of the Armenian Genocide, remarked Saro Kerkonian, Chair of the Armenian Genocide Committee.
  • These resolutions marked the first official recognition of the Armenian Genocide by the United States, ending decades of genocide denial at the behest of Turkey.
  • Both the House and Senate resolutions firmly rejected Turkeys ongoing denial of the Armenian Genocide, and encouraged public education about the Armenian Genocide and the role of the United States in the humanitarian response.

ANCA: U.S. House Votes Overwhelmingly To Lock In Armenian Genocide Recognition, Rejecting Turkey's Denial Of This Crime

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 9:38pm

The Armenian Genocide Resolution (H.Res.296) was adopted by a vote of 405 to 11.

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  • The Armenian Genocide Resolution (H.Res.296) was adopted by a vote of 405 to 11.
  • First, this vote exposed - in powerful ways - Ankara's attempts to enlist America in its obstruction of justice for the Armenian Genocide.
  • The Armenian Genocide Resolution (H.Res.296) establishes, as a matter of U.S. policy, 1) the rejection of Armenian Genocide denial, 2) ongoing official U.S. government recognition and remembrance of this crime, and 3) support for education about the Armenian Genocide in order to help prevent modern-day atrocities.
  • The ANCA has consistently pushed back against Turkey's denials, striving to put America on the right side of the Armenian Genocide.

U.S. House of Representatives to Cast Landmark Vote Overriding Turkey’s Veto on U.S. Recognition of Armenian Genocide

Monday, October 28, 2019 - 3:39pm

Its clearly time to end the longest-lasting foreign veto in American history, stated the ANCAs Hamparian.

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  • Its clearly time to end the longest-lasting foreign veto in American history, stated the ANCAs Hamparian.
  • The Armenian Genocide was the centrally planned and systematically executed slaughter of the Armenian people, carried out by the Ottoman Turkish Government from 1915-1923.
  • The U.S. House of Representatives adopted legislation on the Armenian Genocide in 1975, 1984 and 1996.
  • For more information about U.S. affirmation of the Armenian Genocide, visit: https://anca.org/armenian-genocide/recognition/united-states/
    The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) is the largest and most influential Armenian American grassroots political organization.

Statement by Minister Rodriguez on Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation and Prevention Month

Monday, April 8, 2019 - 8:02pm

OTTAWA, April 8, 2019 /CNW/ -Today, in Canada, we honour the memory of the victims of genocide.

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  • OTTAWA, April 8, 2019 /CNW/ -Today, in Canada, we honour the memory of the victims of genocide.
  • In 2015, members of the House of Commons passed a historic motion to recognize the month of April as Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation and Prevention Month.
  • During Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation and Prevention Month, we recommit our collective responsibility to stand up against discrimination and prejudice in all their forms, no matter where they occur.
  • As Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, Iwant to reiterate our commitment to preventing hatred from taking root in our communities.

New Report Provides First Comprehensive Legal Analysis of the Role of Gender in Genocide

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 1:30pm

NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today, the Global Justice Center (GJC) released the first comprehensive legal analysis of the gender-based crimes of genocide.

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  • NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today, the Global Justice Center (GJC) released the first comprehensive legal analysis of the gender-based crimes of genocide.
  • The new report, Beyond Killing, details the role that gender plays in the commission of genocide and the role it must therefore play in efforts to prevent and punish it.
  • For too long, the understanding of genocide has centered on killing, a genocidal act that most often impacts men.
  • View a copy of the report: Beyond Killing: Gender, Genocide, and Obligations Under International Law.