Post Tagged with: "Genocide"

KUYUMJIAN: For Justice, Recognize Armenian Genocide

Since 1915, the Turkish government has denied that the forced relocation and slaughter of 1.5 million Armenians constitutes a genocide. Georgetown University has been part of the silence allowing the Armenian genocide to go largely unacknowledged. Moreover, the Turkish government has exported this denial abroad through lobbyists, bribes and geopolitical[Read More…]

by April 24, 2018 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: Amid Rohingya Crisis, International Community Must Act

As the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar rages on, many in the international community have highlighted the inadequate response of Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s state counsellor — a position akin to prime minister —  and international symbol of human rights. Yet, the apathy of the global community in actually addressing[Read More…]

by November 15, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Movie Review: ‘The Promise’

★★★★☆ In 2015, world leaders across the world came together to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, a tragedy in which 1.5 million Armenians were systematically killed by the Ottoman government. Two years later, Director Terry George, best known for his films “Hotel Rwanda” and “In the Name[Read More…]

Remembering A Forgotten Tragedy

Remembering A Forgotten Tragedy

“Who, after all, speaks today of the annihilation of the Armenians?” One hundred years on, I remember and demand. “Newton? That’s not a very Armenian surname.” This is what people usually say to me when they discover my Armenian heritage. My great-grandfather, Newton Mesrop, was born in Harput, or what is[Read More…]

by April 24, 2015 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top