Assyrians, Armenians, Greeks Commemorate Genocide in Los Angeles

AINA - April 2017 Los Angeles (AINA) -- "We have made a clean sweep of the Armenians and Assyrians of Azerbaijan" -- Those were the words of Djevdet Bey, the governor of Van Province in Ottoman Turkey, who on April 24, 1915 lead 20,000 Turkish soldiers and 10,000 Kurdish irregulars in the opening act of the ...

100 Years of Turkish Genocide

21/4/15 (AINA) -- On April 24, 1915 the Turkish genocide of Assyrians, Greeks and Armenians began very simply, without pomp and circumstance. "We have made a clean sweep of the Armenians and Assyrians of Azerbaijan." Those were the words of Djevdet Bey, the governor of Van Province in Ottoman Turkey, who on April 24, 1915 lead ...

US Senator Ted Cruz Calls for Recognition of Armenian, Assyrian and Greek Genocide

http://anca.orgĀ - 20/4/15 WASHINGTON -- Republican Presidential Candidate, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) today marked the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide with a statement calling for the proper recognition of the massacre of Armenian, Assyrian and other Christian peoples as genocide, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA). Sen. Cruz's statement, addressed to the Armenian Church of Austin, ...

European Parliament Votes to Recognize Armenian, Assyrian, Greek Genocide

BRUSSELS/ISTANBUL (Reuters) -- The European Parliament backed a motion on Wednesday that calls the massacre a century ago of up to 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turkish forces a "genocide", days after Pope Francis triggered fury in Turkey by using the same term. Although the resolution repeated language previously adopted by the parliament in 1987, it ...