I remember … I demand … When accompanied by the purple forget-me-not, these words sum up the Armenian experience of #Genocide. The as-yet-unacknowledged mass murder of 1.5 million #Armenians is a racial memory cemented into the collective national DNA of all living homeland and Diasporan #Armenians. The #Genocide memorial in Yerevan on the hill known […]
‘We have to read the books that ask more of us than we are willing to give,’ said Franz Kafka, the remarkable Czech-German writer who lived around a century ago.
Last year, yet another threat to #Armenia took place, in the form of the 44-day attack by the #Turk-backed Azerbaijan regime. This ancient nation was once again in danger of being exterminated by the #Turks, the descendants of the #Ottoman Empire that ended a century ago. #Turkey’s President Erdogan wants to finish what the Ottoman […]
#AngelofAleppo began life as a play to commemorate the #ArmenianGenocide centenary in 2015. In my research into the #Genocide, I found a startling connection with Anzac Day. The official starting date of the #Genocide is April 24, 1915. But its immediate origins date back half a century beforehand. From the second half of the nineteenth […]