Armenian Genocide in Argentine Curriculum

YEREVAN (Yerkir)–Following exhaustive efforts by the Armenian National Committee (ANC) of Argentina–the government of Buenos Aires has released a 44-page book on the Armenian genocide. Jointly prepared by the ANC and the Buenos Aires Department of Human Rights–the book was published in 5,000 copies and delivered to libraries and teachers in the city’s 600 public schools.

The book introduces the Armenian Genocide–as well as accounts by famous international and local scholars. It includes newspaper articles–maps–pictures–and a teaching curriculum.

Presenting the book at the Buenos Aires state school–the renowned writer and author of the preface to the new Spanish translation of "The 40 Days of Musa Dagh," Osvaldo Bayer–denounced the Turkish government and its people for denying the genocide of Armenia’s. He praised the ANC and welcomed the Argentine government’s courage to publish the book.

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