Assyrian Genocide Monument Unveiled in Sweden

28/4/15 Stockholm (AINA) -- A genocide monument to the Assyrian victims of the Turkish genocide in World War One was erected today in Botkyrka, a suburb of 20 KM southwest of Stockholm. The ceremony was attended by the Minister of Energy Ibrahim Baylan, European Parliamentarian Lars Adaktusson, and Syriac Orthodox archbishop Benjamin Atas. Between 1915 and 1918 ...

Australian MPs Condemn Vandalism of Assyrian Genocide Monument

18/4/15 (AINA) -- Members of the Australian Parliament have condemned the vandalism of the Assyrian Genocide Monument located in Bonnyrigg, a suburb of Sydney. The monument was defaced yesterday with offensive language and racial insults towards the Assyrian, Armenian and Jewish communities (AINA 2015-04-16). MP Guy Zangari, the Shadow Minister for Trade and Tourism, issued the following ...

Assyrian Genocide Monument in Sydney Vandalized for Third Time

17/4/15 Sydney (AINA) -- The Assyrian genocide monument in Bonnyrigg was vandalized yesterday for the third time (AINA 2012-04-06) since it was erected on August 20, 2010 (AINA 2010-08-07). The monument is in memory of the 750,000 Assyrians who were killed by Ottoman Turks and Kurds in World War One, between 1915 and 1918. That genocide ...

Assyrian Genocide Monument Erected in Athens

21/10/14 Athens, Greece (AINA) -- An Assyrian genocide monument was erected yesterday in Athens, Greece, where 8,000 Assyrians live. The monument is a memorial for the Assyrian victims of the Turkish genocide of Christians in World War One, which claimed 750,000 Assyrians (75%), 1.5 million Armenians and 500,000 Pontic Greeks. Four hundred people, Assyrians, Greeks and Armenians, ...

Lebanon Plans Commemorative Stamp for Genocide Centennial

10/12/13 BEIRUT—The government of Lebanon plans to issue a commemorative stamp picturing the Genocide Monument at Bikfaya, Lebanon, in order to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. On Friday, December 6, Lebanon’s Minister of Telecommunications Nicolas Sahnawi visited the Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia, His Holiness Aram I. During the visit, His Holiness spoke ...