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Camp Armen Landlord Agrees to Negotiate

Camp Armen Landlord Agrees to Negotiate

  ISTANBUL—As a result of activists fighting against the demolition of Camp Armen, an Armenian orphanage in Istanbul, the landlord of the orphanage has temporarily halted the demolition of the camp and has agreed to hear out proposals from the activists. Garo Paylan, an Armenian candidate who is nominated for the upcoming parliamentary elections in

Camp Armen Demolition Halted As Activists Intervene

ISTANBUL—The demolition of a former camp for Armenian orphans has been halted due to public protests with activists preparing to spend the night at the site to prevent further attempts to demolish the building, Today’s Zaman reports. Around 10 a. m. on Wednesday, bulldozers entered Camp Armen — a former summer camp for Armenian orphans

Orphan children working during the construction of a dormitory at Camp Armen.

Armenian Church, Lawyers Seek Return of Camp Armen

ISTANBUL—The Gedikpaşa Armenian Protestant Church and volunteer lawyers are initiating a legal campaign for the return of Camp Armen, a former summer camp for Armenian orphans in Istanbul. The orphanage, it was recently revealed, has been marked for demolition in order to make room for luxury residential buildings. Lawyers plan a new appeal to stop