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Turkey Shuts Down Kurdish Political Party

Turkey’s Constitutional Court late Friday delivered a landmark ruling, banning the pro-Kurdish Democratic Society Party (DTP) for alleged links with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).

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Turkey’s Constitutional Court on Tuesday began hearing a closure case against Turkey’s pro-Kurdish party on charges of links to a terrorist organization.

Massachusetts Senate Candidate Capuano Opposes Historical Commission

Congressman Mike Capuano (D-Mass.) affirmed his positions on a number of issues of concern to the Armenian American community in his responses to the ANCA Questionnaire for candidates for the U.S. Senate seat from Massachusetts. Concerning the provision in the Armenia-Turkey protocols for a “historical commission,”reported the Armenian National Committee of America.

ANCA ‘Countdown to Erdogan’ Campaign Calls on Obama to Honor Genocide Pledge

The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) Monday unveiled “Countdown to Erdogan” – a month-long campaign of grassroots activism aimed at encouraging the U.S. Congress, the media, and – ultimately – the White House to put America on the right side of the Armenian Genocide.

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