Legendary Assyrian American’s Works Published

Svante Lundgren - AINA - 27/12/16 (AINA) -- David B. Perley was one of the 20th century's most influential figures among America's Assyrians. Perley was born in 1901 in Harput but fled during the genocide and came to the US in 1918 where he resided for the rest of his life. He was among the founding ...

German Recognition of Armenian, Assyrian Genocide: History and Politics

By Miryam A. Abraham - June-July 2016 Berlin (AINA) -- By an overwhelming majority, the German parliament (Bundestag) passed a symbolic and long overdue resolution on Thursday, June 2, 2016, recognizing the 1915 massacre of Armenians by the Ottoman government as a genocide. In its main part, the resolution also explicitly acknowledges that Assyrians (also referred ...

German Recognition of Armenian, Assyrian Genocide: History and Politics

By Miryam A. Abraham - June 2016 Berlin (AINA) -- By an overwhelming majority, the German parliament (Bundestag) passed a symbolic and long overdue resolution on Thursday, June 2, 2016, recognizing the 1915 massacre of Armenians by the Ottoman government as a genocide. In its main part, the resolution also explicitly acknowledges that Assyrians (also referred ...

Turkey Attempted to Stop Broadcast of Assyrian Genocide Documentary

By Bar Daisan - April 2016 (AINA) -- The Turkish Embassy in Sweden officially asked the Swedish television channel TV4 last week to not air a documentary on the Assyrian Genocide. The documentary Seyfo 1915 -- The Assyrian Genocide by the director Aziz Said and produced by the Assyrian Federation of Sweden was scheduled to be ...

Assyrian Confederation of Europe Established in Brussels

Members of the Assyrian Confederation of Europe meeting in Brussels. ( AINA)

April 2016 Brussels (AINA) -- On April 22nd, the Assyrian Confederation of Europe was officially established at the European Parliament in Brussels. The new organization is meant to unify the voice of the 500,000 thousand Assyrians living in Europe by bringing together the Assyrian national federations from several EU countries. The Confederation currently comprises the Assyrian Federations ...

Assyrian Organizations Send Open Letter to U.S. Presidential Candidates

12/4/16 (AINA) -- An open letter by eleven Middle Eastern, European and American Assyrian organizations has been sent to the crop of U.S. presidential candidates. The letter asks the candidates what steps they would take to stop the genocide of Assyrians, Yazidis and other groups by ISIS. Since capturing Mosul in July, 2014, ISIS has driven 200,000 ...