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Memorial Khatchkar (Cross-stone) in Brussels, Belgium.

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  • Memorial Khatchkar (Cross-stone) in Brussels, Belgium.

    TitleMemorial Khatchkar (Cross-stone) in Brussels, Belgium.
    Type of MemorialInscription, Monumental Sculpture,
    Sponsor(s)City of Brussels and Belgium-Armenian community.
    Architect/Designer/ArtistKhatchkar brought from Armenia – artist unknown.
    PlacementFreestanding, sculptural work in a public space.
    Physical SettingFlat land.
    Tourist AmenitiesYes
    Physical ConditionVery well preserved.
    InscriptionLanguage: French
    Inscription text: "Au 1,500,000 arméniens victimes du genocide ordonne par les dirigeants ottomane du 1915."

    Language: Flemish
    Inscription: "Ter nagedachtenis van the slachtoffers van de Armeense volkenmoord van 1915, uitgevoerd door het Osmaanse Turkije".

    (Translation: “In the memory of the Armenian victims of the genocide perpetrated by the Ottoman authorities of 1915.")

    LocationBruxelless, (Brussels) Belgium
    Construction Completed1990s
    Dedication DateEarly 1990s
    Prior Use of SitePublic property.
    History of OwnershipOwned by the city of Brussels.
    Additional InformationKidd, Kristen. “Perpetual Reminders,” Armenian International Magazine.
    (April 1999), pp. 48-50.

    85 Commémoration du Génocide des Arméniens. Publication du Comité uni pour la Commémoration du Génocide arménien. Montréal, 2000.


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    The Muslim influence on Belgian politics has tangible consequences. Secretary Kir wants to demolish the monument commemorating the 1915 Turkish genocide of 1.5 million Armenian Christian civilians. According to Kir, who is responsible for public monuments, the “so-called Armenian genocide” is a hoax, concocted by “imperialists.” Last year Kir lodged a complaint against two journalists who had criticized him for taking part in a May 2004 demonstration to demand the destruction of the Armenian monument. The journalists had described the secretary as a “genocide denier.” On November 14, 2005, a Brussels court ruled against the PS politician, confirming that the Armenian Genocide was a crime against humanity.
    [COLOR=Red][B]"That was the renegade Hebrew ([I]donmeh[/I]) of Salonika, Talaat, the principal organizer of the massacres and deportations," Four Years Beneath the Crescent. Rafael De Nogales. P 26.[/B][/COLOR]


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      Where is it?

      Hi, could you please specify where exactly can I find this memorial? I`m flying to Brussels soon and I would like to see it. Any address?
      Thanks a lot,


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        Originally posted by margo999
        Hi, could you please specify where exactly can I find this memorial? I`m flying to Brussels soon and I would like to see it. Any address?
        Thanks a lot,
        Dear Margo, here is what I learned:
        I found the following site which (near the end of the page I linked to below) states the following
        Originally posted by Website
        Situé square Henri Michaux à Ixelles, il suscite l’ire d’Emir Kir et de ses amis qui souhaitent le voir disparaître au plus vite ou, à défaut, pourraient en dernier recours se contenter de l’érection à Bruxelles d’un contrepoids statuesque honorant Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, fondateur et premier président de la république turque (1923). Preuve est faite que, de nos jours, le ridicule ne tue pas mais attire les électeurs.
        As the bold indicates, I think you could find it situated in "Henry Michaux a Ixelles Square" in Brussels. This should help you find it, any cabbie should know where this city square is, or worse comes to worst grab a map.

        Source: http://bruxelles-ma-ville.skynetblog...-month/2004-09
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