‘Critical Thinking’ or Genocide Denial? TCA vs. University of Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.—On November 30, the Turkish Coalition of America (TCA), together with first year University student Sinan Cingilli, originally from Turkey, sued the University for posting a list of “unreliable websites” on its Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (CHGS) website. The list of websites deemed unreliable to the study of genocide—because they promoted genocide denial— included that of the TCA.

On December 17, the University asked the Minnesota District Court to dismiss the case brought forth by the TCA against the University.

The TCA has until January 10 to respond to the University of Minnesota, as ruled by U.S. District Court Judge Donovan Frank. Once they receive TCA’s response, the University has until January 24 to reply. After which, the hearing is scheduled to take place on Feb. 4.

According to the Minnesota Daily, the lawsuit has seven charges, including ones relating to freedom of speech, due process, and defamation.

The Armenian Weekly reports on the story here.

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  1. sepastasi mourad said:

    Our energies are wasted trying to proove something that happenned-Genocide-who cares what the US and other evil regimes, yes, REGIMES, built on money, and money alone, think….why waste the energy…lets promote being supportive of each other and strenghtening our homeland…….Stevie

  2. andrew said:

    good on you mourad it is obvious some powers deny justice for the sake of buisness and self interest at expense of other nations. so i agree with u put all aside and we conecentrate on making us closer andget stronger our enemies are everywhere

  3. Shant D said:

    you can see by teh clours of their maps it’s all a lie so much of it, nad excuse me, why do they put out “Muslim suffering as equal to ARMENIAN suffering” no ofocarse that is not a undeniable or deniable issue beucase we should respect all suffering that same and only if it’s innnocent. my concern is why do they have the thought process to divide Chrsitian nations and call the genocide of Armenians, note ven a massacre but only a tragedy, and at the same time put together the all the islamic groups as one group “Muslim”,, Ok so are they trying top prove that this was an armenian anti muslim thing , muslim anti armenian thing or well, awasn’t also including in the all teh massacres “Genocides” Greeks assyrians and bulgarians and Armenians and also a number of christian arabs aswell?, and so why not say CHRISTIAN suffering atleast! and btw , what happend to assyria?

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