Once again, the 'genocide phobia' is making the rounds, without understanding that this approach, especially regarding Kesab, will be of no benefit to Armenians who have sought refuge in Latakia, which is practically blockaded on all sides.
She’s running as a member of Turkey’s Peoples’ Democracy Party in the March 30 local elections.
Many in Turkey, including Sevag’s family and friends, believe that the young man was a victim of a racial attack.
Aleppo and the Armenian community are being destroyed right in front of our eyes, and we haven’t been able to salvage enough of the archives there. There’s a wealth of personal archives and photographs in Aleppo.
Having traveled to Lebanon in December, photographer Ara Oshagan is also working on a book about the Armenian community of Beirut.
In the opinion of Pakrat Estukyan, editor of the Armenian section of the Istanbul-based newspaper Agos, yesterday’s meeting between French President Francois Hollande and the relatives of Hrant Dink must be understood as a message.
By speaking about Armenian-Turkish relations, Hrant Dink offered us a new blank sheet of paper on which to draw.
Based on the claim of a woman in Turkey that the recently deceased Vicar General of the Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople was her father, a Turkish court has permitted the exhumation of the clergyman.
The name Ragıp Zarakolu first echoed throughout Turkey in 1971, when he was jailed for “secretly” collaborating with Amnesty International. He spent five months in jail before the charges were dropped. Not surprisingly, the crucifixion of this human rights defender continued and one year later Zarakolu received a two year sentence for an article he published in the newspaper ANT (Pledge) on Ho Chi Minh and the Vietnam War.
The Istanbul based Armenian writer, journalist, and linguist Sevan Nişanyan has again run afoul of the Turkish legal system.
Today, the only path leading to western Armenia starts from Bolis.
An entire history…What follows is my conversation with Rakel Dink, who carries the burden of struggle and misfortune on her shoulders.
Melik Arsinyan makes a living selling the plates, Armenian style hats and canvases painted y his friends to make a living.
Jaklin Çelik doesn’t conceal the fact that as a citizen of Turkey she sometimes feels that there is a heavy burden on her shoulders. Regarding this she says, “There are walls between us.”
The book launch for the Armenian version of Auron’s book in Yerevan was an historic occasion. The author took the stage and addressed the assembled crowd, conveying his heartfelt words.
Abraham Alikian, one of the most important poets of the Armenian diaspora, passed away in Beirut this Saturday.
Sayat Tekir, a representative of the Nor Zartonk civic group in Istanbul, told Hetq that the violence now being perpetrated against the Armenian community in Turkey is nothing new; it’s just that the media and the social internet has raised it to a new level of awareness.