Germany’s foreign minister on Thursday offered Berlin’s experience in post-war reconciliation to Armenia and Turkey to help them forge peace a century after the Armenian Genocide.
Giran Ozcan works for the Kurdistan Solidarity Committee in Latin America; he arrived two months ago to Argentina and on Tuesday, Oct. 21, he was one of the organizers of a rally in front of the Turkish Embassy in Argentina to support the resistance of the Kurdish people in the Syrian city of Kobane, which is currently battling the Islamic State (ISIS) and the Turkish government.
Azerbaijani authorities expressed anger on Wednesday over the International Committee of the Red Cross’s statement of neutrality regarding Stepanakert’s decision to put to trial two captive members of an Azeri military unit who made an incursion into Karvachar in July, killing one teenage Armenian boy and wounding another woman.
A memorial for the Assyrian victims of the Turkish genocide of Christians during World War I was unveiled in Athens, Greece, a city that hosts approximately 8,000 Assyrians. According to estimates from that era, the Turkish genocide claimed 750,000 Assyrians, 1.5 million Armenians and 500,000 Pontic Greeks.