Armenian genocide

Tbilisi City Hall refuses to guarantee security for members of Armenian Genocide rally

By | April 25th, 2016|Categories: Minorities|Tags: |

Rally on the 101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in front of the Saint Ejmiatsin church in Tbilisi (DFWatch) Members of Tbilisi’s Armenian community gathered in front of an Armenian church in Avlabari district following the authorities’ refusal to secure the annual rally in front of the Turkish Embassy demanding recognition of the Armenian Genocide. […]

Armenian member of Georgia’s parliament calls for recognition of genocide

By | April 17th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Samvel Petrosyan. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–An ethnic Armenian parliamentarian in the Georgian parliament calls the assembly to formally recognize the Armenian genocide, which began a century ago in Turkey. Ethnic Azerbaijani MPs are against, arguing that it is not a matter for the Georgian […]

Memorial to the Armenian genocide unveiled in Tbilisi

By | April 22nd, 2014|Categories: Minorities, News|Tags: |

The memorial is a stone Khachkari with a cross and ornaments engraved. (Photo published by the Armenian community.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A memorial to the Armenian genocide was unveiled in Tbilisi on Monday. The memorial is made of stone and stands in the yard of Surb Etchmiadzin Church in the capital. Levon Isakhanian, representative of the Armenian community in Georgia, […]

Armenians demonstrated outside Turkey’s embassy in Georgia

By | April 25th, 2013|Categories: Society|Tags: |

Armenians in Georgia gathered outside the embassy of Turkey in Tbilisi. (DF Watch photo.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Armenian community in Georgia on Wednesday held a rally outside the Turkish embassy in Tbilisi. Their demand was that Turkey must recognize the Armenian genocide in 1915 and commemorate the victims. Representatives of Armenian organizations […]

The background for Tuesday’s scuffle in parliament

By | April 27th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Georgia’s Armenian community asks parliament to recognize the events of 1915-1923 in Turkey as genocide and also asks Tbilisi City Hall to build a memorial dedicated to victims of the genocide. Two years ago, the community received a positive answer […]

Scuffle in Georgian parliament over Armenian genocide

By | April 25th, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch – A scuffle broke out Tuesday in the Georgian parliament during a debate about the Armenian genocide. Jondi Baghaturia, member of parliament (MP) for the opposition Georgian Troupe party, asked in a speech what the government is going to do regarding a […]