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Sarkisian to IAGS President: No to Commission of Historians, Yes to Eliminating Consequences of Genocide

Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian has responded to an October 13 open letter from the President of the International Association of Genocide Scholars, William Schabas. In the letter, addressed to both Sarkisian and Turkish President Abdullah Gul, Schabas, said: “Acknowledgement of the Armenian Genocide must be the starting point of any ‘impartial historical commission,’ not one of its possible conclusions.”

‘Armenian Genocide Remains Unpunished,’ Says Aram I

NICOSIA–“When we speak about the martyrs of the 20th century, we can not avoid referring to the genocides during which many people perished. The first genocide of the 20th century was the Armenian Genocide, planned and executed by Ottoman Turkey. The Genocide, to which one and a half million Armenia’s fell victim, remains unpunished,” said

New Genocide Photo Uncovered

YEREVAN (ArmRadio)–The Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute (AGMI) recently revealed a rare photograph that documen’s the massacres of the Armenian population of Mush, one of the many historic Armenian provinces decimated during Ottoman Turkey’s Genocide of the Armenia’s in 1915-1923. The photo, acquired by the AGMI recently, was taken by Russian soldiers on the Caucasus front in

Menendez Hammers Turkey’s ‘Historical Commission’ Proposal

Watch the Video WASHINGTON–New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez pressed U.S. Ambassador to Turkey nominee James Jeffrey on Wednesday to explain the Administration’s apparent renewed backing for Turkey’s widely discredited push for a “historical commission” on the Armenian Genocide, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA). The move comes despite the State Department’s pledge, made