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ANCC and AYF Join the Kurdish Community in Montreal to Protest Erdogan’s Dictatorship in Turkey

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 19, 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Montreal — On Thursday, May 18, 2017, members of the Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) and the Armenian Youth Federation of Canada (AYF Canada) joined representatives from the Kurdish community in Montreal at a peaceful vigil to stand against Turkish [...]

May 19th, 2017|News, Press Release|

Turkish Parliamentarian Garo Paylan Meets With Parliamentarians in Ottawa

On May 2nd, 2017, Turkish parliamentarian of Armenian Descent and a founding member of the People’s Democratic Party (HDP), Mr. Garo Paylan held a series of meetings in Ottawa and Montreal with Members of Parliament and various current and former Canadian officials. After a brief meeting with Turkish and Kurdish academics and recent exiles from [...]

May 8th, 2017|News, Press Release|

ANCC Completes “Turkey: Thirty Days of Shame” Campaign

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 1, 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa — On Friday, April 28, 2017, the Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) completed its “Turkey: Thirty Days of Shame” campaign aimed at informing Canadians about Turkey’s horrific violations of human rights committed by the Erdogan regime. The campaign focused [...]

May 1st, 2017|News, Press Release, Turkey: Thirty Days of Shame|

Le CNAC achève sa campagne « Turquie : les trente jours de la honte » révélant les violations des droits de l’homme en Turquie

-COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE- 1 mai. 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa — Le vendredi 28 avril 2017, le Comité national arménien du Canada (CNAC) a achevé sa campagne « Turquie : les trente jours de la honte » visant à informer les Canadiens des violations flagrantes de la Turquie en matière de droits [...]

May 1st, 2017|News, Press Release, Turkey: Thirty Days of Shame|

“Turkey: Thirty Days of Shame” Week 4 Summary

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 28, 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Editor’s Note: On April 3, 2017, the Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) launched “Turkey: Thirty Days of Shame“, a campaign aimed at informing and educating Canadians about Turkey’s flagrant and consistent abuses of human rights, disregard to the principles of democracy [...]

April 28th, 2017|News, Press Release, Turkey: Thirty Days of Shame|

Résumé de la quatrième semaine de « Turquie : les trente jours de la honte »

-COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE- 28 avril 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Note de l'éditeur : le 3 avril 2017, le Comité national arménien du Canada (CNAC) a lancé une campagne médiatique intitulée « Turquie : les trente jours de la honte » visant à informer les Canadiens des violations constantes et flagrantes de la Turquie en matière de droits [...]

April 28th, 2017|News, Press Release, Turkey: Thirty Days of Shame|

Covering Up Armenian Genocide

By Uzay Bulut Gatestone Institute January 2017   "In all of these operations children were part of the general population targeted for wholesale destruction. In many instances they were also subjected to separate and differential forms of mass murder." — Professor Vahakn Dadrian, in Children as Victims of Genocide: The Armenian Case. These forms of [...]

April 28th, 2017|News, Turkey: Thirty Days of Shame|

Maclean’s Magazine – A Turkish scholar discusses the Armenian genocide

  Maclean's Magazine May 2012   Taner Akçam is a Turkish historian and authority on the Armenian genocide. A 2009 raid against the ultranationalist terror organization Ergenekon, whose members were linked to Turkey’s military and security forces, uncovered a list of “Traitors to National Security,” which named Akçam, as well as Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink. [...]

April 27th, 2017|News, Turkey: Thirty Days of Shame|

The Armenian Genocide in Modern Turkey’s Official Denialism: A Hundred Shades of Denial.

By Grigor Boyakhchyan Foreign Policy Journal March 2015   The will to truth is cowed by pressure of numerous kinds, reasons of state on the one hand, economic necessities on the other, and, not least, the pure careerism of intellectuals who put their expertise in the service of power as a matter of course. When governments and professional [...]

April 26th, 2017|News, Turkey: Thirty Days of Shame|

THOUSANDS COMMEMORATE THE 102nd ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE IN OTTAWA

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 24, 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa –Thousands of Canadians from across the country gathered in Ottawa on Monday, April 24th to commemorate the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide and demonstrate against the Government of Turkey’s ongoing denial of the crime. 102 years have passed since [...]

April 25th, 2017|News, Press Release|