Historian Taner Akçam decpihred the telegram by executive of Teşikilat-ı Mahsusa (Secret Organization) and Commitee of Union and Progress Bahaettin Şakir dated July 4, 1915. The telegram is about coordination of deportation and annihilation of Armenians. The letterhead on the telegram proves that it is indeed original.
In Paphos city of Cyprus, Armenian Genocide Park will be opened.
On April 25, Parliament of Czech Republic unanimously recognized Armenian Genocide.
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.