SOCIETY

SCHOOLS 32 trees planted at Kamp Armen in memory of Suruç victims

On 25 July Saturday, the victims of the Suruç massacre were commemorated at Kamp Armen, as the vigil to protect the camp enters its 3rd month. Kamp Armen Solidarity planted sycamore trees in memory of the 32 murdered members of the Socialist Youth Associations Federation (SGDF).
CHURCHES Campaign begins for Ani

A campaign has been initiated for the recognition of the ancient city of Ani as a “world heritage site” by UNESCO.
CHURCHES Great Loss of Catholic Armenians

Nerses Bedros XIX Tarmouni, Patriarch of the Armenian Catholic Church, passed away this morning in Lebanon at the hospital where he was being treated.
FOUNDATIONS New parliament, old problems

Following the general election, the 13-year long AKP rule is now expected to be replaced by a coalition government. A mountain of problems awaits the new parliament. The acute problems of non-Muslim communities will also feature on the agenda of the new parliament.
SCHOOLS Kamp Armen’s return postponed to after the election

Despite repeated promises for the return of Kamp Armen, the official handover has not taken place yet. The current owner of the camp, Fatih Ulusoy, has stated that the procedures are continuing, and that the return will take place next week. The postponement of the return of the camp to after the election has increased concern, and calls have been made for the immediate finalization of the process.