The international media forum titled ‘At the Foot of Mount Ararat’ held in Yerevan on 18-20 March, brought together journalists from various countries with President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan, and also many state officials.
Sentenced to pay compensation to the Dink family regarding the Hrant Dink murder, the Ministry of Interior has filed a revocation case to recover the 1 million 659 thousand liras from the perpetrators.
Planning permission has been issued for the historical site in Germüş village, a former Armenian settlement 10 kilometres away from Urfa city centre.
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Russian-Armenian investment banker Ruben Vardanian, a leading figure of the Armenian Diaspora, is preparing to collaborate with famous Hollywood stars and human rights defenders within the scope of the Armenian Genocide Centennial Commemoration Events.
Following the European Parliament and the European Parliament EPP Group, the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly has also approved a resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide.
HDP has tabled a parliamentary motion for the recognition of the Halabja Massacre as the Kurdish Genocide, and the declaration of March 16 as Genocide Commemoration Day.
Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg’s announcement that she would not be taking part in the commemoration ceremony in Armenia on the Centennial of the Genocide sparked debate. Yet there were citizens of Norway among the witnesses of 1915. Norwegian missionary Bodil Katharine Biørn stood out amongst them.
On March 8, International Women’s Day, a monument in memory of the women victims of the Genocide was unveiled in Yerevan Park in Paris.