Thousands worldwide demand that Turkey recognize Armenian genocide on 101st anniversary

Demonstrators hold candles and pictures of Armenian victims during a commemoration for the victims of mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks, in Istanbul, Turkey. File photo. © Murad Sezer

www.rt.com - 25/4/16 Thousands of people around the globe took to the streets on Sunday to commemorate the 1915 massacre of up to 1.5 million Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Empire, demanding that Turkey recognize the atrocity as genocide. Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan and First Lady Rita Sargsyan laid flowers at the Armenian Genocide Memorial in ...

Executive Committee Members of WCC visits the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex

On June 10, the members of the Executive Committee of the World Council of Churches visited the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex to pay tribute to the memory of the Holy Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide. During the centenary year of the Armenian genocide, the executive committee of the World Council of Churches is meeting 8-13 June in ...

Foundation stone for the Armenian Genocide Memorial laid at Bab Sharqi – Damascus

27/4/15 Damascus: His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participates in the laying of foundation stone of the memorial monument of the Armenian Genocide in Bab Sharqi - Damascus. Source:    

Catholicos Aram I Condemns the Destruction of the Armenian Genocide Memorial Church in Der Zor (Syria)

September 2014 22 September 2014. On Monday, upon his arrival in Athens His Holiness Aram I received the news of the destruction of the Armenian Genocide Memorial Church in Der Zor (Syria). The Catholicos said that the destruction of the Church, the Museum and the compound, executed on the eve of the 100th anniversary of the Genocide ...

Turkish Genocide Scholar Visits Assyrian, Armenian Genocide Memorials in Yerevan

Assyrians at the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan, Armenia.

AINA - 24/4/14 Yerevan (AINA) -- Today, on the 99th anniversary of the Turkish Genocide of Armenians, Assyrians and Greeks, Assyrians of Armenia visited the Armenian Genocide monument in Tsitsernakaberd and paid tribute to the memory of the victims. They laid a wreath at the memorial and placed flowers near the eternal flame of the victims. Dr. ...

Ground prepared in Laval for Armenian Genocide Memorial

Spiritual leader Aram I makes special visit for ceremony By Martin C. Barry • NEWSFIRST 30/6/2010 Catholicos Aram I, spiritual leader of the Armenian Apostolic Church’s Holy See of Cilicia, led a ground-blessing ceremony on June 18 in Laval, in preparation for the erection of a monument commemorating the Armenian Genocide of 1915. Unveiling next April The Comité Lavallois ...

Brotherhood Members Visit Yerablur and the Armenian Genocide Memorial

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin On June 3, the members of the Brotherhood of Holy Etchmiadzin, having gathered together in Armenia for the 2010 Conference, visited the Yerablur National Cemetery and the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial to the Armenian Genocide to pay their respects and offer prayers in memory of all those who sacrificed and gave their lives ...