Category - Armenian genocide

  • 19 Apr 2011

    For the first time since 1915, April 24 falls on Easter Sunday in the Armenian church calendar - also Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day.

  • 18 Apr 2011

    Deir Zor, the felicitous little village in Syria which bore witness, a century ago, to the death march of hundreds and thousands of helpless victims of an organised genocide against Armenians, is in the news again. Arthur Hagopian reports from Jerusalem.

  • 18 Apr 2011

    Two of the worst atrocities of the 20th century started in the month of April, reports Mike O'Sullivan.The killing of 1.5 million Armenians in Ottoman Empire Turkey in 1915 and 1916, and the slaughter of 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus in Rwanda in 1994.

  • 27 Jan 2011

    Dr Rowan Williams has issued a statement marking Holocaust Memorial Day, emphasising the need to hear the 'Untold Stories' of all who have suffered genocide.

  • 26 Jan 2011

    Ekklesia's good friend and contributor Harry Hagopian, an ecumenical, legal and political expert on the Middle East, has recently recorded a podcast on the appalling and murderous attack on the Coptic Orthodox Church in Alexandria, Egypt, on New Year's Eve 2010.

  • 29 Nov 2010

    It was an honour for new Ekklesia Associate Director Jordan Tchilingirian - who is from an Armenian background - and for me to attend the 2010 Constantinople Lecture last week.

  • 29 Nov 2010
  • 16 Nov 2010

    Ekklesia's good friend Harry Hagopian is giving the Annual Constantinople Lecture on Thursday 25 November 2010. Its topic is “The Armenian Genocide: A Way Forward?”

  • 27 Aug 2010

    If two of the main cornerstones of the Armenian people are their faith and language, a third is the Armenian genocide that took place under cover of WWI.

  • 10 Jun 2010

    Our humanity - with all its redeeming points - can overtake our particular fears, angers and doubts, says Harry Hagopian. For him, an Armenian, a chance encounter with a Turk proved a compass point in this quest and possibility to move beyond confrontation.