THE LEGAL COMMITTEE OF THE LAWSUIT FOR THE RETURN OF THE CATHOLICOSATE’S HISTORICAL SEAT IN SIS MEETS AT ANTELIAS

ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org - 26/5/18 On the week of May 14th, members from the legal committee of the lawsuit filed by the Catholicosate of Cilicia for the return of its historical seat in Sis held a work meeting in Antelias under the supervision of His Holiness Aram I. A complete session of the legal committee will take place in ...

“WHY WOULD THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS SO EASILY REJECT OUR CASE, KNOWING THAT NO LAWYER WOULD DARE TO BRING SUCH A CASE BEFORE THE TURKISH COURTS?”

ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org - 26/10/17 Brussels. Addressing the conference on the Armenian Cause at the European Parliament in Brussels on Thursday 19 October 2017, His Holiness Aram I said, “the Armenian Genocide is no longer an exclusive concern of Armenian-Turkish relations; this well-documented fact of history, the first genocide of the 20th Century, has become a matter of historical ...

The Ministry of Justice of Turkey rejects Catholicosate of Cilicia’s Litigation demanding the return of its Seat in Sis

www.armenianorthodoxchurch.org Communiqué On 27 April 2015, the Catholicosate of Cilicia filed a lawsuit at the Turkish Constitutional Court, demanding the return of its historical Seat in Sis. The legal team, which comprises Turkish lawyers and experts on International Human Rights Law and the European Court of Human Rights, prepared a folder of more than one hundred pages, including ...

The Turkish Media Continues to Cover the Story of the Case Presented to the Turkish Constitutional Court by the Catholicosate of Cilicia Demanding the Return of Its Historical See

www.armenianorthodoxchurch.org - March April 2016 On 21 March 2016, “Haber Turk” interviewed Cem Sofuoglu, the Turkish lawyer representing the Catholicosate of Cilicia at the Constitutional Court of Turkey. In response to the questions of the journalist, Sofuoglu explained the reasons for the litigation and said that if the Turkish Constitutional Court rejects the case, the Catholicosate will ...

Press Conference Explaining the Lawsuit of the Catholicosate of Cilicia filed with the Turkish Constitutional Court

Aztag Armenian Daily Newspaper - July 2015 “The main purpose of the lawsuit is to demand the return of the See of the Catholicosate of Cilicia and not financial compensation,” stated Prof. Sofuoglu 1 July 2015. On Wednesday morning, a Press Conference organized by the Communication Department of the Catholicosate of Cilicia was held at the Cilicia Museum ...

The Catholicosate of Cilicia Reiterates and Clarifies Its Demand for the Return of Its Historical Seat from Turkey

The Armenian Orthodox Church of Lebanon - June 2015 The Catholicosate of the Holy See of Cilicia issues this statement to clarify any misconceptions as to the nature and purpose of its claim for the return of its historical Seat in Sis (present-day Kozan in Turkey), currently pending before the Turkish Constitutional Court. The lawsuit claims the right of ...

His Holiness Aram I explains the reasons for filing the lawsuit of the Catholicosate of Cilicia against the Constitutional Court of Turkey

May 2015 During a recent interview, His Holiness Aram I explained the reasons for the lawsuit filed on 28 April 2015 before the Turkish Constitutional Court demanding the return of the Centre of the Catholicosate in Sis (Kozan). He recounted how the Catholicosate of Cilicia, which had moved to Sis in 1295 in order to accompany the ...

The Catholicosate of Cilicia demands its Property in Sis from the Turkish Constitutional Court

April- May 2015 On Tuesday 28 April 2015, the attorney of the Catholicosate of Cilicia in Turkey submitted a brief to the Constitutional Court in Turkey, requesting the return of its Centre in Sis (Kozan). Convinced that recognition of the Genocide and compensation should go together, His Holiness Aram I, on the year of the 100th anniversary ...