PACE (Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe) voted for reopening political monitoring procedure for Turkey. Turkey had passed this procedure in 2004.
On the occasion of 102nd anniversary of Armenian Genocide, people came together in Taksim and staged a silent sit-in. They commemorated the victims of Armenian genocide with Armenian laments, calling for confrontation.
The first April 24 commemoration event on the occasion of 102nd anniversary of Armenian Genocide was held in front of Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum located in Sultanahmet district of Istanbul.
Turkish President Erdoğan sent a message to the April 24 mass that was held in Feriköy Surp Vartanants Church this morning. In the message, Erdoğan also mentioned patriarchal election.
HDP Central Executive Committee released a written statement on the occasion of 102nd anniversary of Armenian Genocide.
As part of Dink case, an indictment against 51 suspects is issued. The prosecution sent the indictment to 14th High Penal Court, requesting it to be joined with the main case.
On 102nd anniversary of Armenian Genocide, commemoration events are held in various cities in the world. In Armenia, the commemoration ceremony is held at Genocide Memorial Complex as always.
MPs Garo Paylan and Selina Doğan assessed the referendum result and the decision of Supreme Board of Election of Turkey.
Dr. Rouben P. Adalian, a specialist on the Caucasus and the Middle East and Director of the Armenian National Institute (ANI) in Washington DC, is a prominent figure in Armenian Genocide studies. We talked with him about the mission of ANI, its new site about Armenian Genocide in Turkish, as well as Turkey`s counting denial policy.