April 24 increasingly commemorated in Turkey…

Turkish and Armenian people gather in Istanbul, ...

Turkish and Armenian people gather in Istanbul, Turkey, Sunday, April 24, 2011, to mark the anniversary of the massacre of Armenians during World War I, in 1915. People gather together to mark the massacre and to help the process of reconciliation between the nations, in a rare public display of opinion on perhaps the darkest episode of Turkish history which, even today, is hardly ever spoken about openly in Turkey. (AP Photo)


April 24: Can we start over again?

My dear friend Orhan Kemal Cengiz invited Today?s Zaman readers to the second ceremony (the first one was held last year) that will be held in Taksim in honor of the victims of April 24, 1915 by titling his article ?We?ll be there on April 24.?


Armenia marks 1915 killings

From wire dispatches
Armenians on Sunday marked 96 years since the 1915 killings under the Ottoman Empire amid the apparent deadlock in the normalization of relations with modern Turkey.

The Associated Press: Turks increasingly commemorate Armenian massacre

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