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Members of Parliament Commemorate the 102nd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

Ottawa - On April 12, 13, 2017, members of parliament stood in the House of Commons to make statements commemorating the 102nd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1923. All members reiterated Canada's principled stance on this [...]

April 17th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Turkey: Crackdown on Kurdish Opposition

Human Rights Watch March, 2017   (Istanbul) – The Turkish government has jailed 13 members of the pro-Kurdish democratic opposition in parliament on terrorism charges and taken direct control of 82 municipalities in the Kurdish [...]

April 17th, 2017|Categories: News, Turkey: Thirty Days of Shame|0 Comments

“Turkey: Thirty Days of Shame” Week 2 Summary

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 15, 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 [...]

April 15th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Release, Turkey: Thirty Days of Shame|0 Comments

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

-COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE- 15 avril 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Note de l'éditeur : le 3 avril 2017, le Comité national arménien du Canada (CNAC) lancera une campagne médiatique intitulée « Turquie : les trente jours de [...]

April 15th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Release, Turkey: Thirty Days of Shame|0 Comments

HDP arrests: on the road to dictatorship in Turkey

By Francis O'Connor Roar Magazine November 8, 2016 In the absence of concerted international pressure on Turkey to rein in Erdogan’s authoritarianism, the only plausible outcome is further violence. The political situation in Turkey continues [...]

April 14th, 2017|Categories: News, Turkey: Thirty Days of Shame|0 Comments

Turkey’s crackdown propels number of journalists in jail worldwide to record high

Committee to Protect Journalist (CPJ) December, 2016   At least 81 journalists are imprisoned in Turkey, all of them facing anti-state charges, in the wake of an unprecedented crackdown that has included the shuttering of [...]

April 13th, 2017|Categories: News, Turkey: Thirty Days of Shame|0 Comments