Open the Border, Recognize the Genocide, Start a Dialogue: Rights Defenders from Armenia and Turkey
April 23, 11:00

The society in Turkey now casts a different look on the Armenian Genocide and speaks out more freely, rights defenders said at the Media Center hosted press conference.

Artak Kirakosyan, chairman at the Civil Society Institute, deputy general secretary at the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), said Armenia seeks condemnation, as well as it urges the world to prevent such crimes in future.

"The Armenia-Turkey reconciliation and Turkey's recognition may evolve into a positive effect on the Armenian-Azerbaijani relations. There have been substantial changes within Turkey and the issue is perceived profoundly and spoken about more openly. The world movement to commemorate the Armenian Genocide Centennial will increase public awareness in Turkey," Kirakosyan said.

Read more.

Print Friendly and PDF
More
Demand to Release Shant Harutyunyan and Possible Developments
NA Monitoring. The Results of the 3rd Session period of the 6th Convention of the NA
“The key principle of the transitional justice is to establish solidarity in the society”: Avetik Ishkhanyan
Medical Aid or Stress? Defending Patients’ Rights in Armenia
100 days of the Government. How to Improve the Field of Education
Reasons and Tendencies of Hepatitis Transmission in Armenia
AMBASSADOR OF ARGENTINA TO RA GONZALO URRIOLABEITIA’S PRESS CONFERENCE
Lecturers’ Concerns and Recommendations Addressed to the New Government
There should not be formal public discussion: Human rights defenders
The Armenian Edition of the book “City of Orphans” was published
“The Role of Civil Society in Post-revolutionary Armenia”
“Possible Effects and Consequences of Not Fining Drivers for Some Offenses and Penalty Amnesty”
Environmental Issues and Risks. Suggestions Addressed to the New Government.
“Necessity for Improvements in Broadcast Mass Media Activity and Media Field”
Follow us on social networks
Registration of events
Services
Videos
Press Releases
Armenia-Turkey Events