Armenian Genocide

German parliament acknowledges Armenian genocide

The German parliament has withstood a barrage of pressure from the Turkish government, approving a symbolic resolution that declares the 1915 massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turkish forces a ‘genocide’. The vote was almost unanimous in supporting the resolution with just one MP voting against and another abstaining. The move[…]

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Pope’s genocide claim encourages racism: Turkey PM

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said the pope’s remarks describing Armenians as the victims of “the first genocide of the 20th century” are wrong and encourage racism in Europe. Pope Francis made the comments at a special remembrance mass in St Peter’s Basilica on Sunday. Turkey immediately recalled its ambassador[…]

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