Ants and Cicadas

Ants and Cicadas

by PInar Selek

The word resistance has two meanings. Often, when you resist repression, you find yourself in a defensive position. I have reflected on this issues especially after the serious torture I have endured. By Pinar Selek

Hrant Dink's message still strong

Hrant Dink's message still strong

Ten years after his passing away

An advocate of dialogue between Turks and Armenians and pluralism in Turkey, Dink was also remembered in the commemorations in Istanbul and in France, Germany, Italy, England and Canada on the tenth anniversary since his murder committed by an ultra-nationalist

Istanbul, thousands commemorated Hrant Dink

Istanbul, thousands commemorated Hrant Dink

nine years after his death an investigation is still ongoing

Thousands commemorated Hrant Dink, the Armenian-Turkish journalist killed on January 19, 2007, who paid with his life the commitment to reconciliation between Turks and Armenians. After his killer was sentenced, an on-going separate investigation was launched on public officials for neglecting their duty to protect him.

Neve Shalom to honour the Turks who rescued the Armenians

Neve Shalom to honour the Turks who rescued the Armenians

interview to Dyana Shaloufi-Rizek

Interview with Dyana Shaloufi-Rizek, director of the Museum of Neve Shalom-Wahat el Salam, about the "intifada of knives", the agreement between Jordan and Israel and the ceremony of 4 November in honour of the Ottomans who rescued the Armenians in 1915.

New headquarters for Hrant Dink Foundations

New headquarters for Hrant Dink Foundations

a "place for hope"

A "place for hope" to keep on struggling for democracy, freedom of expression and the defense of human rights in Turkey and all over the world. This was the concept at the basis of the layout of the new seat of Hrant Dink Foundation in Istanbul.

​When memory is helpless

​When memory is helpless

Armin Wegner and the moral failure of the Twentieth Century

Why did everything repeat in history, as the Qohelet said, asked himself Armin Wegner? The Pope probably reproposed the same question by remembering the Armenian genocide and giving it a clear and precise name. By Gabriele Nissim

"Our work for the truth and the dialogue"

"Our work for the truth and the dialogue"

Interview with Sibel Asna, founding member of the Hrant Dink Foundation

In Turkey, besides the denial of the nationalists and Kemalists, there are now many citizens keen to learn about the historical truth of the Armenian genocide, says Sibel Asna, a founding member of the Hrant Dink Foundation, which since 2007 works to develop a culture of dialogue and peace.

The Armenian Righteous in the Milan Garden

The Armenian Righteous in the Milan Garden

Eight trees in six years

Many are the Righteous who opposed the Metz Yeghern - the Great Evil, the genocide against the Armenians that started 100 years ago.

Hrant Dink-Street in Gezi Park

Hrant Dink-Street in Gezi Park

by Dogan Akhanli

Dogan Akhanli, German-Turkish writer and activist honored on 6 March, European Day of the Righteous, held a performance on his last day in Turkey, the country that imprisoned him for 4 months for denouncing the Armenian genocide. We are pleased to publish the text, based on his latest novel Die Richter des jüngsten Gerichts (the Judges of the Most Recent Court).

"Good people in an evil time” also among the Ottomans

"Good people in an evil time” also among the Ottomans

Remarks by Pietro Kuciukian at the Saint Ambrose Basilica in Milan

Gariwo founder and Armenia's honorary consul to Italy Pietro Kuciukian remembered the importance of the "Ottoman Righteous" in the course of a ceremony held in Saint Ambrose cathedral in Milan.

In honor of Beatrice Rohner

In honor of Beatrice Rohner

6 March remarks by H.E. Sargis Ghazaryan

Editorial by H.E. Sargis Ghazaryan
H.E. Sargis Ghazaryan’ is the Ambassador of Armenia to Italy.
I must say it was well worth doing. In Rome we are rarely met with such warmth, from citizens and especially the younger people. Today while thanking…

Turkey, black sheep of human rights

Turkey, black sheep of human rights

the new “liberalization” excludes political prisoners

Erdogan starts a plan for liberalizations but fails to include at least a promise to free the 7,000 political prisoners of the country, where you can be arrested for talking about Aristotle. A group of intellectuals demands the liberation of Ragip and Deniz Zarakoglu and the other detained.

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