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Turkish Government Must Recognize Armenian Genocide, Account for Crimes of Prior Government

PDF in Arm, Tur, Fr Largest Ever Gathering of Diaspora Armenians in Istanbul to Commemorate Centennial with Turkish Groups (Istanbul, April 22, 2014) – On the eve of the centennial of the Armenian Genocide, Turkish and Armenian-American organizations, assembled with record-breaking number of Diaspora Armenians from around the world, called on the Turkish government to … Read More »

Arab and Amazigh Human Rights Organizations Call on Turkey to Recognize Armenian Genocide

PDF in Ar (Cairo, April 22, 2014) – On the eve of the centennial of the Armenian Genocide, leading Arab and Amazigh human rights organizations called on the Turkish government to recognize the truth of the historic events, issue an unequivocal apology, and move towards accountability and reparations. The concerted campaign by Ottoman leaders a … Read More »

“WISHING TREE” Public Art Ritual to Honor Victims and Survivors of Armenian Genocide Planned for April 24, 2015 in Istanbul

PDF in Tur (Istanbul, April 10, 2015)—As part of an outdoor commemoration of the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide in Istanbul’s Taksim Square, a public art ritual will be enacted on April 24, 2015, ahead of the formal commemorative ceremony, Project 2015 and Anadolu Kultur announced today. Participants will festoon the “Wishing Tree” with strips … Read More »

Project 2015 Awards Study Grants for Commemoration Events in Istanbul

PDF in Tur Students to Travel from Europe, United States for Guided Studies on Armenian Genocide in Turkey (Los Angeles, April 6, 2015) – Project 2015 has awarded nineteen students from ten universities grants totaling $30,000 to travel to Turkey to participate in Armenian Genocide commemoration events, Project 2015 said today. The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation … Read More »