Access to Twitter, YouTube and Facebook has been banned across Turkey in the most comprehensive access blockage on social networks so far.
Minister of Energy Taner Yıldız has announced that the General Director of TEİAŞ (Turkey Electricity Transmission Company) has resigned following the massive 9-hour countrywide blackout on 31 March 2015.
İstanbul Bilgi University has made a statement regarding the blocking of the conference titled “The Armenian Genocide: Concepts and Comparative Perspectives” planned to be held at the university on April 26.
The conference titled “The Armenian Genocide: Concepts and Comparative Perspectives” jointly organized by Istanbul Bilgi University, the History Foundation [Tarih Vakfı] and UCLA is being prevented from taking place.
The appeal to the Constitutional Court regarding Sevan Nişanyan’s cases for opposition to the Code of Protection of Cultural and Natural Properties for which he received long term prison sentences has been rejected. The next legal step is the ECHR.
We bid farewell to Sarkis Seropyan. His life of 80 years became more visible during his funeral ceremony, as tens of his friends accompanied Baron Seropyan on his final journey.
A symbol synonymous with Agos, and editor of the newspaper’s Armenian section, his family, colleagues and friends will tomorrow bid farewell to Sarkis Seropyan on his final journey. Following the church ceremony, a commemoration will be held for Baron Seropyan in front of the former offices of Agos.
“He remained loyal to two principles throughout his life; protecting the dignity of his ancestors, and never succumbing to injustice.” His family remembers Sarkis Seropyan, who passed away on Saturday.
We have lost the pillar and history of our newspaper, the editor of our Armenian section, our everything, Sarkis Seropyan, this evening, on 28 March 2015, Saturday. We bow respectfully before the memory of Sarkis Seropyan, who has been a symbol synonymous with Agos since its foundation, and offer our condolences to his family and all loved ones.
Previously unreleased historical documents on the Armenian Genocide from the archives of the Vatican are being unveiled. The documents published in the periodical La Civiltà Cattolica provide significant information regarding the diplomatic attempts and aid work carried out by the Vatican during and after the Armenian Genocide.